Dendrobium secundum (Blume) Lindl. 1828


In Thailand the epiphytic growing Dendrobium secundum (Blume) Lindl. 1828 orchid species is called Ueang Praeng Si Fhun, which means Tooth Brush orchid. The beautiful Dendrobium secundum orchids are native to Myanmar (formerly Burma), Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Indonesia, New Guinea and the Philippines. Inflorescences get lengths up to about 15 cm and are densely packed with small pink flowers. The fragrant flowers get a size of about 1,5 cm. Flowering period: February - April. Dendrobium secundum orchids are protected by CITES Appendix II (trade controlled to avoid use incompatible with species survival). The tropical orchid requires cool to warm temperatures, medium light or partial shade and a well drained potting medium. Plants should be kept moist, but not sogging wet, during growth season, whilst during the winter rest waterings should be restricted.

Dendrobium secundum (Blume) Lindl. 1828
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Image: Dendrobium secundum (Blume) Lindl. 1828
Photographer: Kitisak “Nat” Jaidee

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