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Orchid Species: Dendrobium clavator

Dendrobium clavator is an orchid species identified by Ridl. in 1896.
Genus
Dendrobium (Den.)
Grex
clavator
(name currently accepted by Kew)
Parents
Species
Author
Ridl.
Year
1896
ORIGIN: Found in lowland peninsular Malaysia.

DESCRIPTION: Small sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with slender, 8 to 10 angled pseudobulbs that have a short swollen area 2 internodes long carrying 2 to 4 terete, widely spaced, deciduous leaves that blooms mostly in the winter and spring with a very short inflorescence arising opposite the leaves near the apex carrying a single, short-lived, rather closed flower.

FLOWER SIZE: 0.4 inches [1 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Origin
Add+ Dendrobium Den mellitum
Add+ Aporum Aporum clavator
Add+ Ceraia Cr clavator
Most cultivared/recent cultivars: Den. clavator 'Seagrove Friendships' (2011)
  1. Brenda Sharpe
    14 days ago
    Can anyone tell me what medium they use to pot this Orchid. Thank you.
    1. Sys Admin
      14 days ago
      Yes, plants may be mounted on tree-fern or cork slabs if humidity is high and plants are watered at least once daily in Summer. When plants are potted, any open, fast-draining medium may be used.
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