Dendrobium vexillarius

Den vexillarius

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Dendrobieae
SubTribe: Dendrobiinae
Genus: Dendrobium
Species: Den. vexillarius
Binomial name
Dendrobium vexillarius
J.J.Smith 1910

Dendrobium vexillarius is a species of genus Dendrobium


Plant blooms at any time two to seven 5 cm wide flowers.


Plants are found growing in Papua and New Guinea, New Ireland and the Moluccas at elevations of 1100 to 3500 meters


Plant grows in cool 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 mount plant.


Dendrobium vexillarius albiviride Dendrobium vexillarius var. albiviride Sepals are and petals are white, lip is green
Dendrobium vexillarius microblepharum Dendrobium vexillarius var. microblepharum Sepals are and petals are orange, lip is orange
Dendrobium vexillarius Dendrobium vexillarius variety Sepals are and petals are white, lip is dark green


Common Names: The Flag-Carrying Dendrobium


  1. Dendrobium albiviride P.van Royen 1979
  2. Dendrobium albiviride var minor P.van Royen 1979
  3. Dendrobium bilamellatum R.S.Rogers 1925
  4. Dendrobium brachyphyta Schlechter 1923
  5. Dendrobium caenosicallainum P. van Royen 1979
  6. Dendrobium microblepharum Schlechter 1923
  7. Dendrobium retroflexum J.J.Sm. 1911
  8. Dendrobium semeion P. van Royen 1979
  9. Dendrobium tenens J.J.Sm. 1929
  10. Dendrobium trialatum Schlechter 1912
  11. Dendrobium trifolium J.J.Sm. 1917
  12. Dendrobium uncinatum Schlechter 1912
  13. Dendrobium vexillarius var. albiviride (P.Royen) T.M.Reeve & P.Woods 1989
  14. Dendrobium vexillarius var. retroflexum (J.J.Sm.) T.M.Reeve & P.Woods 1989
  15. Dendrobium vexillarius var. microblepharum (Schltr.) T.M.Reeve & P.Woods 1989
  16. Dendrobium xiphiphorum P. van Royen 1979
  17. Pedilonum brachyphyta (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983
  18. Pedilonum microblepharum (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983
  19. Pedilonum retroflexum (J.J. Sm.) Rauschert 1983
  20. Pedilonum trialatum (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983
  21. Pedilonum uncinatum (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983
  22. Pedilonum vexillarius (J.J. Sm.) Rauschert 1983

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