Dendrobium sylvanum

Den sylvanum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Dendrobieae
SubTribe: Dendrobiinae
Genus: Dendrobium
Species: Den. sylvanum
Binomial name
Dendrobium sylvanum
Rchb. f. 1877

Dendrobium sylvanum is a species of genus Dendrobium


Plant blooms from fall to winter with fifteen to thirty 6 cm wide flowers.


Plant is found growing in Papua New Guinea, New Ireland, Bouganville and the Solomon Islands at elevations around 80 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 Forest Dwelling Dendrobium


  1. Dendrobium kennedyi Schltr. 1921
  2. Dendrobium robustum Rolfe 1895
  3. Dendrobium validum Schltr. 1905
  4. Dendrobium warianum Schltr. 1912
  5. Durabaculum kennedyi (Schltr.) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 2002
  6. Durabaculum sylvanum (Rchb.f.) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 2002
  7. Durabaculum validum (Schltr.) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 2002
  8. Durabaculum warianum (Schltr.) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 2002
  9. Grastidium sylvanum (Rchb.f.) Rauschert 1983

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