Dendrobium hercoglossum

Den hercoglossum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Dendrobieae
SubTribe: Dendrobiinae
Genus: Dendrobium
Species: Den. hercoglossum
Binomial name
Dendrobium hercoglossum
Rchb. f. 1886

Dendrobium hercoglossum is a species of genus Dendrobium


Plant blooms from spring to winter with two to eight flowers. Flowers are fragrant and 2.5 cm wide.


Plants are found growing on the trees in the montane forest of Thailand, Burma, Malaysia and Indochina at elevations of 600 to 1200 meters


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 drained mix of sphagnum moss or medium fir bark.


Den hercoglossum albescens Dendrobium var hercoglossum albescens Lip is white, sepals are white and petals are white


Common Names:The Rampart Lip Dendrobium


  1. Callista hercoglossa (Rchb. f.) Kuntze 1891
  2. Callista vexans (Dammer) Kraenzl. 1910
  3. Dendrobium hercoglossum var. album S.J.Cheng & Z.Z.Tang 1984
  4. Dendrobium poilanei Guillaumin 1925
  5. Dendrobium vexans Dammer 1910
  6. Dendrobium wangii C.L. Tso 1933
  7. Goldschmidtia gracilis Dammer 1910

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