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Dendrobium tobaense

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    Default Dendrobium tobaense

    I just realized I never posted any pics of this stunning species in this forum. The plant is blooming now but most of the photos are from last season.

    D. tobaense occurs in northern Sumatra in areas with high year-round rainfall.

    The type specimen was collected northeast of Lake Toba at about 1500m. It has also been found on Mt. Dolok at 1000-1300m.

    Plant size 25-30cm. The flowers are 7-8cm across. It is best grown mounted in high humidity and 14-25ºC. Growing conditions should be maintained all year!










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    Absolutely love this species, Its one of my favorite dendrobiums! Your pics are beautiful as well. SO happy that I finally have one of these, hopefully it is as beautiful as yours when it blooms

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    Beautiful pictures as usual. Love this species but it doesn't like our hot lowlands.

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    That is an awesome orchid bloom! Really a fantastic shape and cool lip. Thanks for sharing this orchid with us.

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    Very beautiful orchid bloom... love that lip... thanks for sharing.

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    Let me join the chorus of compliments and I say that these blooms are fantastic. I would praise in verse or song, but no one would want to listen. AL

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    Love this dendrobium and nice photos !

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    very cute.

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