Thelychiton moorei is an orchid species identified by (F.Muell.) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones in 2002. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Dendrobium moorei.
ORIGIN: Found only on Lord Howe Island in between Australia and New Zealand at elevations below 1000 meters.
DESCRIPTION: Found only on Lord Howe Island in between Australia and New Zealand at elevations below 1000 meters and is a small sized, cool growing epiphyte, lithophyte and terrestrial with basally thickened, angled and furrowed stems carrying 2 to 6 apical, lanceolate, leathery, thin textured leaves which blooms on a 6 [15 cm] long, racemose, many flowered inflorescence arising from nodes near the apex with waxy, fragrant flowers occurring in the fall and winter.
FLOWER SIZE: 3/4 inch [2 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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