Dendrobium prasinum

Dendrobium prasinum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Dendrobieae
SubTribe: Dendrobiinae
Genus: Dendrobium
Species: Den. prasinum
Binomial name
Dendrobium prasinum
Lindl. 1859

Dendrobium prasinum is a species of genus Dendrobium


Plants bloom from summer to winter with one to three 4 cm wide flowers.


Plants are found growing on mossy trees in Fiji at elevations of 600 to 1150 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 Leek-Green Dendrobium


  1. Katherinea prasina (Lindl.) A.D.Hawkes 1956
  2. Maccraithea prasina (Lindl.) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 2002
  3. Sarcopodium prasinum (Lindl.) Kraenzl 1910

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