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Dendrobium. chrysanthum 


 

Genus Dendrobium
Species chrysanthum
Tribe Epidendreae
Subtribe Dendrobinae
Altitude 2600ft to 6000ft
Habitat Epiphytic
Description Pseudobulbs 90-200 cm, somewhat curved; leaves 10-15 cm x 2.5-4 cm, lanceolate, acuminate; flowers in fascicles of 2-4 on leafy growths, bright orange-yellow, waxy, 4-5 cm across; sepals oblong ovate; petals broadly obovate; lip orbicular, margins fimbriate, convolute over the column at the base
Flower color Orange yellow
Distribution Nepal, Sikkim, Bhutan, Darjeeling, Khasia Hills, Burma, Thailand
Flowering September-October
Fruiting  
Temperature  
Light Semi shade
Old name/synonyms  
Status  
Reference 1. Sir George King and Robert Pantling, The Orchids of the Sikkim-himalaya. Vol. VIII. Pg. 55.     2.  Udai C. Pradhan, Indian Orchids: Guide to identification & culture. Vol.II.1979, pg. 322.   3.  Paul Bruhl, A guide to the Orchids of Sikkim. Pg. 62

 

Rhododendron

   Amongst the many floral treaties of Sikkim Himalaya one of the earliest ones may be found over the genus Rhododendron (Gk. rhodo = red, dendrons = tree ).  

 

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Orchid

  Orchid known for their brilliance in colors, unusual shapes attractive growth habits, variety in fragrance and exquisite beauty can attract any nature lovers.

 

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Medicinal Plant

Sikkim with its total geographical area of 7,096 sq km is bestowed with a huge diversity of flora and fauna.

 
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