Dendrobium laevifolium

Dendrobium laevifolium

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Dendrobieae
SubTribe: Dendrobiinae
Genus: Dendrobium
Species: Den. laevifolium
Binomial name
Dendrobium laevifolium
Stapf 1924

Dendrobium laevifolium is a species of genus Dendrobium


Plant blooms in the summer with few 2.5 to 5 cm wide flowers.


Plant is found growing on mossy trees in Pacific Island of Vanuatu and New Guinea at elevations of 650 to 2400 meters


Plant requires cool temperatures and medium amounts of light. Keep plant moist but not wet. In the winter slightly reduce water but do not let plant dry out. Grow in a well drain mix of sphagnum moss or medium fir bark.


Common Names:The Shiney Leafed Dendrobium


  1. Dendrobium occulatum Ames 1933
  2. Maccraithea laevifolia (Stapf) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 2002
  3. Pedilonum occultum (Ames) Rauschert 1983

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