Acta Horticulturae Sinica ›› 2023, Vol. 50 ›› Issue (12): 2771-2772.doi: 10.16420/j.issn.0513-353x.2020-0529

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A New Dendrobium Cultivar‘Zixia'

CHEN Heming, LÜ Fubing*(), LI Zuo, XIAO Wenfang   

  1. Environmental Horticulture Research Institute of Guangdong Academy of Agricultural Sciences,Guangdong Key Lab of Ornamental Plant Germplasm Innovation and Utilization,Guangzhou 510640,China
  • Received:2023-05-20 Revised:2023-11-15 Online:2023-12-25 Published:2020-12-07
  • Contact: Lü Fubing


The new cultivar‘Zixia'is derived from the cross Dendrobium Ekapol‘Big Panda'and Dendrobium‘Yuki'. The flower color is purple and bright and the average single branch has 5.3 flowers with flower diameter of 6.8 cm and the branch length is 35.0 cm. The beginning flower of this cultivar is in October and full bloom is November and December when cultured in greenhouse of guangzhou,and can be widely planted in South China.

Key words: Dendrobium, cross, cultivar