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Dendrobium crocatum

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    Default Dendrobium crocatum

    This is a Dendrobium of the Calcarifera Section with smaller flowers measuring 1.5 inches approx. The flowers are quite attractive with their yellow-orange colour. I have another with a more orange colour. I usually miss taking pictures because the blooms last only about a week. This Section of Dendrobium has flowers with a pronounced spur-like extension.
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    Quite lovely.

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    Yew, nice flowers. My plant doesn't wont bloom.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lanhua View Post
    Yew, nice flowers. My plant doesn't wont bloom.
    Mine blooms several times year on the old leafless p-bulbs but never more than 3 spikes. A friend of mine who lives about 40 miles away had a very nice show of more than 20 spikes, but he has a big clump of them. I hope to have a good show when mine grows into a respectable clump. BTW it is easy to bloom here Peninsular Malaysia is also home to them.

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    That is a nice clone Yew I also got this species as you said very free flowering here.

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    great orange blooms!

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