Dendrobium glomeratum Rolfe 1894, Dendrobium sulawesiense


Dendrobium glomeratum Rolfe 1894 is an epiphytic growing orchid species, native to the Maluku islands, an archipelago in Indonesia. This beautiful orchid is often labeled as Dendrobium sulawesiense Erfkamp & O. Gruss 2000, which is just accepted as a synonym by the science of botany. Flowers get a size of about 3 cm in diameter. Flowering period: Spring, Summer. Dendrobium glomeratum orchids are protected by CITES Appendix II (trade controlled to avoid use incompatible with species survival). The small-sized, tropical orchid requires intermediate to warm temperatures, medium amounts of light and a well-drained potting mixture. Plants should be kept moist, but not sogging wet, during the growth season. During the winter rest waterings should be decreased,
until new growth appears in spring.

Dendrobium glomeratum Rolfe 1894
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Image: Dendrobium glomeratum (Dendrobium sulawesiense)
Photographer: Kitisak “Nat” Jaidee

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