Dendrobium forbesii is a species of genus Dendrobium
Plant blooms from summer to winter with seven to twenty flowers. Flowers are 3 to 7 cm wide and fragrant.
Plant is found growing in montane forest and moist and mossy valleys of eastern Papua New Guinea at elevations of 900 to 1500 meter
Plant grows in intermediate 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 drained mix of sphagnum moss or medium fir bark.
Common Names:Forbes' Dendrobium
- Dendrobium ashworthiae O'Brien 1901
- Dendrobium eustachyum Schltr. 1923
- Latourea forbesii [Ridl.] Breiger 1981
- Latourorchis forbesii [Ridl.] Breiger 1981