Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Pineapple Orchid

One of the most spectacular orchids that grow in the wild is the Pineapple orchid Dendrobium multiflorum. It is a native of Meghalaya, a state in the Northeast. The plant has pseudo bulbs. The flowers bloom in April-May, clinging to tall woodland trees. The flowers are golden yellow , with orange-yellow centres.These orchids need a cool and humid climate to flourish.

17 comments:

  1. This is one of my all-time favorite orchids. Whenever I see a specimen in a botanic garden I wish I had a place to grow it.

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  2. What a beautiful orchid! I love the golden colour and the inflorescence structure.

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  3. Really beautiful! I've seen it but I didn't know what it was called.

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  4. Wow it beautiful..I may have seen some of these in Sikkim..

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  5. I love the shape of the inflorescence itself... And the color! So pretty :)

    Cheers

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  6. wonderful color, I love orchids...cheers.

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  7. What a beautiful bunch of flowers!

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  8. I'd certainly like to have one of these in my garden!

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  9. There are so many facts, myths, and legends revolving around flowers that rather than just Flowers and their silent language have a rich and long history in human civilization it is nice post regarding flora and fauna.Keep posting such a informatic post.....

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