Dendrobium tangerinum

Den tangerinum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Dendrobieae
SubTribe: Dendrobiinae
Genus: Dendrobium
Species: Den. tangerinum
Binomial name
Dendrobium tangerinum
P.J.Cribb 1980

Dendrobium tangerinum is a species of genus Dendrobium


Plant blooms in the at any time of the year with up to twenty 5 cm wide flowers.


Plants are found on small trees and rocks in New Guinea at elevations of 0 to 1250 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 Tangerine Colored Dendrobium


  1. Ceratobium strepsiceros (J.J.Sm.) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 2002
  2. Dendrobium strepsiceros J.J. Sm. 1912
  3. Durabaculum tangerinum (P.J.Cribb) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 2002

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