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Dendrobium lamyaiae

Discussion in 'Orchid Species' started by Dilandiland, Aug 17, 2018.

  1. Dilandiland

    Dilandiland Member

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    Hello! This is my first post on this forum! As i said i am a french grower, most of my plants are grown on a vegetal wall in my living room.
    Here is my Dendrobium Lamyaiae grown in a bonsai pot.
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    KellyW Orchid wonk Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Beautiful.

    I have struggled finding the right culture for this species but have been successful with D. unicum for years. You have done well. Do you give it a dry winter?
     
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    pcolman Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    Nice photos! My D. lamyaiae is in spike now, but my plant has much shorter, squat canes.
     
  4. KellyW

    KellyW Orchid wonk Staff Member Supporting Member

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    My lamyaiae (RIP) was also very squat. The canes were only about 1.5 inch maximum. Dilandiland's plant looks much more like my D. unicum although I have seen numerous discussions comparing these 2 species over the years. Sounds like the keel on the lip is a determining factor.
     
  5. Dilandiland

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    Thank you.
    I give it an extra dry winter without any watering with a lot of light and in a very windy location of my flat.

    That's right, the lip of Lamyaiae and unicum are very different. Unicum has for exemple 3 white streaks inside a curved lip while lamyaiae only has one.
     
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    Marni Well-Known Member Staff Member Supporting Member

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    I'd love to see an image of your wall.
     
  7. Dilandiland

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    Here are some views of my wall in my living room. It' s an orchids and mosses wall alowing me to grow Many différents species with an automatic working system in my appartment. Dendrophylax, bulbophyllums, angraecums, aerangis, restrepias and other are growing and flowering side by side. However their is a lot to say about it (water managment, automatic watering, micro-organism like trichodermas...) and i can make a real post about it in another field if you are intéressed :)
     
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    Thank you and I must say that is fabulous! I'm sure there would be others besides myself who would be interested to hear more details.
     
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    KellyW Orchid wonk Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Absolutely interested in hearing more. I have an unused fireplace wall that I have thought of doing something similar but didn't know how to even begin.
     
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