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Dendrobium pentapterum

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    Default Dendrobium pentapterum

    Den. pentapterum
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    Really beautiful, even the leaves look nice! I have wanted one of these after seeing it online, what conditions are you giving it? Obviously it likes what you are giving it! It is not huge is it?

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    That is a beauty. Nice growing! I look forward to seeing more of your collection.

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    Thanks!

    Meg25, it is a miniature Dendrobium species. The plant is about 4" tall and the flower is over an inch.
    This species likes to be in the intermedia or cooler growing condition with good humidity.

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    I LOVE IT!!! I wish I can have one, but... it won't gorw here... It's beautiful! Enjoy it!

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    wow tom, your collection is really something!

    havent seen one of these dendro's, so unique!

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    Another stunning beauty that you have!

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    Well... Pentapterum means "5 winged" and this beautiful Dendrobium has 5 opened wings!... Very pretty and unusual...

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    That refers to the five wings in the ovary.

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