Dendrobium leonis is a species of genus Dendrobium
Plant blooms from spring to fall with a single flower. Flowers are 2 cm wide and have a vanilla fragrance.
Plant is found growing in lowland forest of Thailand, penninsular Malaysia, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Sumatra and Borneo at elevations of 100 to 1500 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. Plant is best grown mounted.
Common Names:The Lion-Like Dendrobium
- Aporum leonis Lindl. 1840
- Callista leonis (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891