Dendrobium acaciifolium

Dendrobium acaciifolium

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Dendrobieae
SubTribe: Dendrobiinae
Genus: Dendrobium
Species: Den. acaciifolium
Binomial name
Dendrobium acaciifolium
J.J.Sm. 1917

Dendrobium acaciifolium is a species of genus Dendrobium


Plant blooms with one to two small flowers.


Plants are found in Sulawesi to Maluku Islands of Indonesia at an elevation of around 2 to 460 meters.


Plant grows in intermediate to warm temperatures with medium amounts of light. Keep plant moist and fertilize during growth season. During winter reduce watering until new shoots appear. Grow in a well drain mix of sphagnum moss or medium fir bark. Plants can be mounted on tree fern fibers.


Common Names:Thorny Dendrobium


  1. Aporum acaciifolium (J.J.Sm.) Rauschert, 1983.
  2. Ceraia acaciifolia (J.J.Sm.) M.A.Clem.,2003.

Reference Edit

  • Baker, Charles O., and Margaret L.. Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium. Oregon: Timber Press, 1996.

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