Dendrobium guerreroi

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Dendrobium guerreroi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Genus: Dendrobium
Species: D. guerreroi
Binomial name
Dendrobium guerreroi
Ames & Quisumb.[1]
Synonyms
  • Eurycaulis guerreroi (Ames & Quisumb.) M.A.Clem.

Dendrobium guerreroi (Guerrero's dendrobium) is a member of the family Orchidaceae endemic to the Philippines.[2] It was named in honor of Mr. Guerrero, a Filipino orchid collector in the 1900s.[3] This species is a small to medium to large sized, warm growing epiphyte with thin descendant, clumping pseudobulbs that rarely branch and carry many, unsubdivided, pointed fleshy leaves. Flowers are 3 centimeters and are yellow with light orange labia.

References[edit]

  1. ^ International Organization for Plant Information (IOPI). "Plant Name Search Results" (HTML). International Plant Names Index. Retrieved 2 September 2012. 
  2. ^ The Orchids of the Philippines, J. Cootes 2001
  3. ^ Orchidiana Philipiniana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984