Dendrobium conanthum

Dendrobium conanthum

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

Dendrobium conanthum is a species of genus Dendrobium


Plant blooms in the spring with up to fifty 2.5 cm wide flowers.


Plants are found growing in the swampy forest of New Guinea, New Caledonia, the Philippines and Vanuatu at elevations of 0 to 800 meters


Plant grows in warm to hot temperatures with moderate lighting. 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 Cone-Flower Dendrobium


  1. Dendrobium kajewskii Ames 1932
  2. Durabaculum conanthum (Schltr.) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones, 2002
  3. Durabaculum kajewskii (Ames) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 2002

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