Dendrobium acanthophippiiflorum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Dendrobieae
SubTribe: Dendrobiinae
Genus: Dendrobium
Species: Den. acanthophippiiflorum
Binomial name
Dendrobium acanthophippiiflorum
J.J.Sm. 1915

Dendrobium acanthophippiiflorum is a species of genus Dendrobium


Plant blooms with a short inflorescense with two 3cm flowers.


Plant is found growing in Irian Jaya, New Guinea.


Plant grows in intermediate to warm temperatures with medium amounts of light. Plants should be evenly moist year round. Grow in a well drain mix of sphagnum moss or medium fir bark. Plants can be mounted on tree fern fibers.


Common Names: The thorny Philippine Dendrobium


  1. Eriopexis acanthephippiiflora (J.J.Sm.) Rauschert 1983.

Reference Edit

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

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