Dendrobium aciculare

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Dendrobieae
SubTribe: Dendrobiinae
Genus: Dendrobium
Species: Den. aciculare
Binomial name
Dendrobium aciculare
Lindl. 1840

Dendrobium aciculare is a species of genus Dendrobium


Plant blooms at any time of the year with a single 1.3 cm wide flower.


Plant is found in Thailand and Borneo.


Plant requires cool to warm temperatures and medium amounts of light. Keep plants moist. Plants prefer dry outs between waterings. From fall to winter reduce water and resume normal watering patterns when new shoots appear in spring. Plant is best mounted. Pot in medium fir bark with perlite or sphagnum moss. To induce flowering reduce temperatures.


Common Names: The Needle shaped Dendrobium


  1. Callista acicularis (Lindl.) Kuntze, (1891).
  2. Aporum aciculare (Lindl.) Rauschert, (1983).
  3. Ceraia acicularis (Lindl.) M.A.Clem., (2003).
  4. Dendrobium koeteianum Schltr., (1906).
  5. Aporum koeteianum (Schltr.) Rauschert, (1983).
  6. Ceraia koeteiana (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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