Dendrobium closterium

Dendrobium closterium

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Dendrobieae
SubTribe: Dendrobiinae
Genus: Dendrobium
Species: Den. closterium
Binomial name
Dendrobium closterium
Rchb.f. 1876

Dendrobium closterium is a species of genus Dendrobium


Plants bloom from spring to summer with three to twenty 3cm wide flowers.


Plants are found growing on small trees in New Caledonia at elevations of 0 to 1000 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.


Common Names:


  1. Tropilis closterium (Rchb.f.) Butzin, 1982
  2. Eleutheroglossum closterium (Rchb.f.) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones, 2002

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