Dendrobium pachyphyllum

Den. pachyphyllum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Dendrobieae
SubTribe: Dendrobiinae
Genus: Dendrobium
Species: Den. pachyphyllum
Binomial name
Dendrobium pachyphyllum
(Kuntze) Bakh. f. 1963

Dendrobium pachyphyllum is a species of genus Dendrobium


Plant flowers in the spring with a few 1.5 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.


Plants are found in the open hill and lower montane forest of Java, Sumatra and Borneo at elevations of 0 to 1200 meters.


Plants are warm growers. Place plants in partial shade and pot with medium bark or sphagnum moss. Water regularly in the summer and keep cool in the winter. Water should be reduce but occasionally mist potting media to prevent pseudobulbs from shriveling.


Common Names: The Broad-Stemmed Dendrobium


  1. Bolbidium pumilum (Kuntze) Brieger 1981
  2. Bolbidium pusillum (Blume) Rauschert 1983
  3. *Callista pachyphylla Kuntze 1891
  4. Callista pumila Kuntze 1891
  5. Callista pusilla (Blume) Kuntze 1891
  6. Dendrobium borneese Finet 1903
  7. Dendrobium carnosum Teijsm. & Binn 1853
  8. Dendrobium perpusillum Balakarishman 1970
  9. Dendrobium pisibulbum Guillaumin 1963
  10. Dendrobium pumilum Roxb. 1832
  11. Dendrobium pussilum [Bl.]Lindley 1830
  12. Desmotrichum pumilum (Kuntze) A.D.Hawkes 1957
  13. Desmotrichum pusillum Blume 1825
  14. Flickingeria pumila (Kuntze) A.D.Hawkes 1965
  15. Polystachya pumila (Kuntze) Kraenzl. 1926

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