Dendrobium exile

Den exile

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Dendrobieae
SubTribe: Dendrobiinae
Genus: Dendrobium
Species: Den. exile
Binomial name
Dendrobium exile
Schltr. 1906

Dendrobium exile is a species of genus Dendrobium


Plants bloom during the spring with a single 2.5 cm wide flower. Flowers are fragrant with the scent of talcum powder.


Plants are found growing in the montane forests of northwestern Thailand and southeastern China at elevations of 300 to 1700 meters.


Plant requires cool to warm temperatures and medium amounts of light. Keep plant moist and fertilize during growth season. During winter keep plant dry and withhold water until new shoots appear. Grow in a well drain mix of sphagnum moss or medium fir bark.


Common Names: The Slim Dendrobium


  1. Aporum heterocaulon (Guillaumin) Rauschert 1983
  2. Dendrobium heterocaulon Guillaumin 1965

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