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Dendrobium bigibbum (Cooktown Orchid)

Synonyms: Callista bigibba; Callista sumneri; Dendrobium bigibbum f. superbium; Dendrobium bigibbum var. album; Dendrobium bigibbum var. candidum; Dendrobium bigibbum var. sumneri; Dendrobium bigibbum var. superbum; Dendrobium phalaenopsis var. statterianum; Dendrobium sumneri; Vappodes bigibba

Wikipedia Abstract

The Two-humped Dendrobium (Dendrobium bigibbum) is a species of orchid. It is native to New Guinea and to the Cape York Peninsula of Queensland. It is also reportedly naturalized in Hawaii.
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Allergen Potential [1]  Low
Structure [2]  Herb

Emblem of



Hemiberlesia rapax (greedy scale)[3]
Pseudococcus dendrobiorum[3]


New Guinea to NE. Australia; New Guinea, NE. Australia;



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1Derived from Allergy-Free Gardening OPALS™, Thomas Leo Ogren (2000)
2Kattge, J. et al. (2011b) TRY - a global database of plant traits Global Change Biology 17:2905-2935
3Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
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