Dendrobium Tosaense Var. Alba ( Japan)

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Dendrobium catenatum is native to Japan, on the islands of Shikoku, Kyushu, Yakushima, Okinawa and others, Taiwan and China. In Taiwan, they occur in the eastern mountains near Hua-Lien (Hualien) at heights of 300-1200 m. They grow on branches of trees or on rocks.  It is a small to medium sized, cool to warm growing epiphyte and also growing on rocks, which reaching 25-40 cm in height, with long, clustered, terete, pendant or erect, pale green, 25-40 cm long stems carrying to 12, ligulate-lanceolate, acute, deciduous, 2-7 cm long leaves.

 The Chained Dendrobium blooms in the mid-winter till mid-spring on a lax, 2 to 6 cm long, 4 to 5 flowered inflorescence that arises from the nodes near the apex of 2 to 3 year old leafless canes. The flowers are 3 cm in diameter. Lancet petals of both whorls are bright greenish-yellow and have slightly bent tops. The lip is slightly curved at the apex and has several purple lines or stripes below the center. The spine is light green.

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Dendrobium catenatum is native to Japan, on the islands of Shikoku, Kyushu, Yakushima, Okinawa and others, Taiwan and China. In Taiwan, they occur in the eastern mountains near Hua-Lien (Hualien) at heights of 300-1200 m. They grow on branches of trees or on rocks.  It is a small to medium sized, cool to warm growing epiphyte and also growing on rocks, which reaching 25-40 cm in height, with long, clustered, terete, pendant or erect, pale green, 25-40 cm long stems carrying to 12, ligulate-lanceolate, acute, deciduous, 2-7 cm long leaves.

 The Chained Dendrobium blooms in the mid-winter till mid-spring on a lax, 2 to 6 cm long, 4 to 5 flowered inflorescence that arises from the nodes near the apex of 2 to 3 year old leafless canes. The flowers are 3 cm in diameter. Lancet petals of both whorls are bright greenish-yellow and have slightly bent tops. The lip is slightly curved at the apex and has several purple lines or stripes below the center. The spine is light green.