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Dendrobium maccarthiae Thwaites
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Previous name used in the website: Dendrobium maccarthiae
Family name: ORCHIDACEAE
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Sinhala name: Wesak mal (වෙසක් මල්)
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Description: Epiphytic plant with slender, terete, penduloses, pseudobulbous stems; pseudo bulbs 16-60 cm long; internodes 104 cm long. Leaves 4-8 x 0.9-1.3 cm. Flowers light violet-pink, lip paler but with a purple blotch in the centre, 5.5-6 long, 7.5 cm across, 2-4 flowered, drooping racemrs which measure 9-11 cm long; peduncle 2-3 cm long. Fruit a loculicidal capsule, 3.2x1.17 diameter.
Native Distribution Status: Endemic
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