Dendrobium kiauense

Den kiauense

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Dendrobieae
SubTribe: Dendrobiinae
Genus: Dendrobium
Species: Den. kiauense
Binomial name
Dendrobium kiauense
Ames & C.Schweinf. in O.Ames 1920

Dendrobium kiauense is a species of genus Dendrobium


Plant blooms in the spring to fall with a single 1.5 cm wide flower.


Plant is found growing in Kalimantan and Sabah, Borneo at elevations of 300 to 1600 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 Kiau Dendrobium


  1. Aporum kiauense (Ames & C.Schweinf.) M.A.Clem. 2003
  2. Dendrobium rajanum J.J.Sm. 1927

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