Dendrobium papilio is a species of genus Dendrobium
Plant blooms from spring to summer with a single 7 cm wide flower. Flowers are fragrant.
Plant is found growing on mossy trees in the Philippines at elevations of 1400 to 2200 meters
Plant grows in cool to warm temperatures with medium amounts of light. Keep plant moist and fertilize during growth season. During winter withold watering until new shoots appear. Mist the surface of the potting media to prevent pseudobulbs from drying. Grow in a well drain mix of sphagnum moss or medium fir bark.
Common Names:The Eared Dendrobium
- Aporum papilio (Loher) Rauschert 1983
- Dendrobium vanoverberghii Ames 1913 publ. 1914