Dendrobium igneum

Den igneum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Dendrobieae
SubTribe: Dendrobiinae
Genus: Dendrobium
Species: Den. igneum
Binomial name
Dendrobium igneum
J.J. Sm. 1908

Dendrobium igneum is a species of genus Dendrobium


Plant blooms in the winter with 1.5 cm wide flowers.


Plant is found growing on trees in the swamps and primary forest of western New Guinea


Plant grows in warm to hot temperatures with medium amounts of light. Keep plant moist and fertilize during growth season. From fall to winter reduce water and resume normal watering patterns when new shoots appear in spring. Grow in a well drain mix of sphagnum moss or medium fir bark.


Common Names:The Fire Red Debdrobium


  1. Grastidium igneum (J.J.Sm.) S.Rauschert 1983

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