Dendrobium acianthum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Dendrobieae
SubTribe: Dendrobiinae
Genus: Dendrobium
Species: Den. acianthum
Binomial name
Dendrobium acianthum
Schltr. 1912

Dendrobium acianthum is a species of genus Dendrobium


Plant blooms with a single 7mm at any season of the year.


Plant is found in the lowland forest of New Guinea at elevations of 0 to to 350 meters


Plant grows in warm to hot temperatures with medium amounts of light. Keep plant moist but not wet. Grow in a well drain mix of sphagnum moss or medium fir bark. Plant can also be mounted in treefern.


Common Names:The Pointed Flower Dendrobium


  1. Aporum acianthum (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983
  2. Oxystophyllum acianthum (Schltr.) M.A.Clem. 2003

Reference Edit

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

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