Dendrobium helix

Den helix

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Dendrobieae
SubTribe: Dendrobiinae
Genus: Dendrobium
Species: Den. helix
Binomial name
Dendrobium helix
P.J. Cribb 1980

Dendrobium helix is a species of genus Dendrobium


Plant blooms at any season with fifteen to twenty 10 cm wide flowers.


Plants are found in the lowland forest of New Guinea at elevations of 0 to 150 meters


Plant grows in warm to hot 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 Twisted Petal Dendrobium


  1. Durabaculum helix (P.J.Cribb) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 2002

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