Dendrobium obtusipetalum

Dendrobium obtusipetalum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Dendrobieae
SubTribe: Dendrobiinae
Genus: Dendrobium
Species: Den. obtusipetalum
Binomial name
Dendrobium obtusipetalum
J.J. Sm. 1911

Dendrobium is a species of genus Dendrobium


Plants bloom in the winter with one to four 1.85 cm flowers.


Plants are found on mossy branches in New Guinea at elevations of of 800 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 Blunt-Sepaled Dendrobium


  1. Chromatotriccum deflexum (Ridl.) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 2002
  2. Chromatotriccum obtusipetalum (J.J.Sm.) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 2002
  3. Chromatotriccum vacciniifolium (J.J.Sm.) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 2002
  4. Chromatotriccum wentianum (J.J.Sm.) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 2002
  5. Dendrobium deflexum Ridl. 1916
  6. Dendrobium obtusisepalum J.J. Sm. 1911
  7. Dendrobium vacciniifolium J.J.Sm. 1935
  8. Dendrobium wentianum J.J.Sm. 1911
  9. Pedilonum deflexum (Ridl.) Rauschert 1983
  10. Pedilonum obtusipetalum (J.J. Sm.) Rauschert 1983
  11. Pedilonum wentianum (J.J.Sm.) Rauschert 1983

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