Dendrobium sanguinolentum

Den sanguinolentum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Dendrobieae
SubTribe: Dendrobiinae
Genus: Dendrobium
Species: Den. sanguinolentum
Binomial name
Dendrobium sanguinolentum
Lindl. 1842

Dendrobium sanguinolentum is a species of genus Dendrobium


Plant blooms from summer to fall with two to six 2.5 cm wide flowers.


Plant is found growing in foothills and roadsides of Malaysia, Thailand, Sumatra and Borneo at elevations of 0 to 900 meters


Plant grows in warm to hot 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 Blood-Stained Dendrobium


  1. Anisopetala sanguinolenta (Lindl.) M.A.Clem. 2003
  2. Callista kentrochila (Hook. f.) Kuntze 1891
  3. Callista sanguinolenta (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891
  4. Dendrobium cerinum Rchb.f not Schlechter 1879
  5. Dendrobium kentrochilum Hkr.f 1890
  6. Eurycaulis cerinus (Rchb.f.) M.A.Clem. 2003
  7. Eurycaulis kentrochilus (Hook.f.) M.A.Clem. 2003
  8. Pedilonum kentrochilum (Hook. f.) Rauschert 1983
  9. Pedilonum sanguinolentum (Lindl.) Brieger 1981

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