Dendrobium melinanthum

Den melinanthum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Dendrobieae
SubTribe: Dendrobiinae
Genus: Dendrobium
Species: Den. melinanthum
Binomial name
Dendrobium melinanthum
Schltr. 1912

Dendrobium melinanthum is a species of genus Dendrobium


Plants bloom from spring to summer with several 1 cm flowers.


Plant is found growing in the cloud forest of New Guinea at elevations around 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 drain mix of sphagnum moss or medium fir bark.


Common Names:The Millet-Like Pollina Dendroibium


  1. Chromatotriccum melinanthum (Schltr.) M.A.Clem. 2002
  2. Pedilonum melinanthum (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983

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