Dendrobium crepidatum

Den crepidatum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Dendrobieae
SubTribe: Dendrobiinae
Genus: Dendrobium
Species: Den. crepidatum
Binomial name
Dendrobium crepidatum
Lindl. & Paxton 1850

Dendrobium crepidatum is a species of genus Dendrobium


Plant blooms in the spring with one to four flowers. Flowers are 2.5 to 4.6 cm wide and fragrant.


Plant is found growing on tree stumps in Hainan China, Assam, Bangladesh, eastern and western Himalayas, India, Nepal, Sikkim, Myanamar, Thailand, Laos and Vietnam at elevations of 600 to 2100


Plant grows in cool 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: The Shoe-Lip Dendrobium


  1. Callista crepidata (Lindl. & Paxton) Kuntze 1891
  2. Callista lawiana (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891
  3. Dendrobium actinomorphum Blatt. & Halb. 1921
  4. Dendrobium lawanum Lindley 1859
  5. Dendrochilum roseum Dalzell 1852

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