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Orchid Species: Dendrobium alexandrae

Dendrobium alexandrae is an orchid species identified by Schltr. in 1912.
Genus
Dendrobium (Den.)
Grex
alexandrae
(name currently accepted by Kew)
Parents
Species
Author
Schltr.
Year
1912
ORIGIN: Found in Papua and New Guinea as a medium to large sized, cool growing epiphyte on moss-covered trees in cool mist forests at elevations of 1000 to 1200 meters in high light.

DESCRIPTION: Found in Papua and New Guinea as a medium to large sized, cool growing epiphyte on moss-covered trees in cool mist forests at elevations of 1000 to 1200 meters in high light with stems carrying 2 to 3 apical, elliptic, bluish-green, erect or spreading leaves blooming on an axillary, racemose, laxly, several flowered inflorescence arising from the nodes at the apex of the pseudobulb occurring in the fall.

FLOWER SIZE: 2 to 3+ inches [5 to 7.5 cm+] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Origin
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