Dendrobium pendulum Roxb.

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Dendrobium pendulum Roxb. stem oblique vertical or drooping, fleshy hypertrophy, cylindrical, usually 22-40 cm long, 1-1.6 cm thick, unbranched, with multi-section, swollen abdomen was abacus beads like internode long 2- 2.5 cm, dry yellowish gray belt. Leaves papery, oblong, 9-12 cm long, 1.7-2.7 cm wide, apex acute, base with a clasping sheath; leaf sheath thinly leathery, dry sheath mouth slightly open.
Inflorescences usually 1 to 3 flowered from upper part of old stem with fallen leaves; inflorescences stout, 2-5 mm long, basally 1-2 tube sheaths ca. 6 mm; bracts shallow White, papery, broadly ovate, ca. 8 mm, apex obtuse; pedicel yellowish green, 3-4 cm along with mauve red ovary; flowers large, white, upper fuchsia, spreading, Sepals oblong, ca. 3 cm, 1 cm wide, apex acute, with 5 veins; lateral sepals and sepals as large, isomorphic, apex acute, base slightly astigmatism, with 5 veins Calyx sacs purple, subconical, ca. 5 mm.
Petals broadly oblong, 3 cm long, 1.5 cm wide, apex obtuse, proximally cuneate, margin narrowly serrate, with 6 veins and many branched veins; lip white, below middle golden brown, upper purplish red, near Round, ca. 2.5 cm, central to both sides of pistils, base with short claw, margin with eyelashes, both surfaces shortly velutinous; limbiculate ca. 4 mm, lower enlarged, slightly slender; Caps nearly conical, was the minipigs protruding hair, the front slightly narrow and narrowly truncated and with eroding. Flowering from March to April.
Habitat habitat
Born in 1050-1600 meters above sea level in the forest in the mountains. Production in southern China (Simao, Mengla). Distributed in northeastern India, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, Laos. Specimens collected from Myanmar.
Growing habits
Dendrobium pendulum Roxb. is a happy shade of perennial herbs, like in the warm, humid, annual rainfall of more than 1000 mm, half-shade half-sun environment, the average January temperature above 8 ℃ in the subtropical forests grow deep forest is better , Suitable for growing temperature of 15 to 28 degrees, suitable for growing air humidity above 60%, less demanding on soil fertility, wild and more in the loose and thick bark or trunk growth, and some also grow in the crevice. Is an aerial root, the main requirements of the root permeability is good, the best substrate to breathe air ventilation, in the appropriate temperature and humidity, fast growth, survivability is very strong. Spring and early summer each year, biennial stems on the section of the inflorescence, flowering stems grow into new stems into stems, autumn and winter into the dormant period.