Dendrobium palpebrae

Dendrobium palpebrae

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Dendrobieae
SubTribe: Dendrobiinae
Genus: Dendrobium
Species: Den. palpebrae
Binomial name
Dendrobium palpebrae
Lindley 1850

Dendrobium palpebrae is a species of genus Dendrobium


Plant blooms from spring to late summer with six to ten 3.75 cm fragrant flowers. This species is similar to Dendrobium farmeri except for its longer stem and wider spacing between flowers.


Plant is found in Himalayas, Myanamr, Thailand, Laos and Vietnam at elevations of 800 to 2500 meters


Plant grows in warm to hot temperatures with medium amounts of light. Keep plant moist and fertilize during growth season. During winter withold watering until new shoots appear. Grow in a well drain mix of sphagnum moss or medium fir bark.


Common Names: The Brow-Like Dendrobium


  1. Callista palpebrae (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891
  2. Callista palpebrae (Lindl.) Brieger 1981
  3. Dendrobium farmeri var. album Regel 1868

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