Dendrobium cochliodes is a species of genus Dendrobium
Plant blooms from spring to fall with six to thirty flowers that are up to 5cm wide.
Plant is found growing in misty forest usually near water in Papua, New Guinea and Irian Jaya at elevations of 400 to 1600 meters.
Plant grows in warm to hot 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: The Shell-Like Dendrobium
- Dendrobium ruidilobum J.J. Sm. 1934
- Durabaculum cochliodes (Schltr.) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 2002
- Durabaculum ruidilobum (J.J.Sm.) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 2002