Dendrobium distichum

Den. distichum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Dendrobieae
SubTribe: Dendrobiinae
Genus: Dendrobium
Species: Den. distichum
Binomial name
Dendrobium distichum
[Presley]Rchb.f 1877

Dendrobium distichum is a species of genus Dendrobium


Plant bloom from early fall to winter with a single 7 mm wide flower. Flowers are fragrant.


Plants are found in the mangrove bogs and swamps in the Philippine at elevations of 0 to 900 meters.


Plants are warm growers. Place plants in partial shade and pot with medium bark or sphagnum moss. Water regularly in the summer and keep cool in the winter. Water should be reduce but occasionally mist potting media to prevent pseudobulbs from shriveling.


Common Names:Distichous Leafed Dendrobium


  1. Aporum distichum (C. Presl) Rauschert 1983
  2. Callista disticha (Rchb. f.) Kuntze
  3. Dendrobium indivisum Naves ?
  4. *Schizmoceras disticha Presley 1827

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