Dendrobium papilio

Den papilio

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Dendrobieae
SubTribe: Dendrobiinae
Genus: Dendrobium
Species: Den. papilio
Binomial name
Dendrobium papilio
Loher 1897

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


  1. Aporum papilio (Loher) Rauschert 1983
  2. Dendrobium vanoverberghii Ames 1913 publ. 1914

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