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Dendrochilum arachnites

Dendrochilum arachnites

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Coelogyneae
SubTribe: Coelogyninae
Genus: Dendrochilum
Species: Ddc. arachnites
Alliance:
Binomial name
Dendrochilum arachnites
Rchb. f. 1882


Dendrochilum arachnites is a species in the Dendrochilum genus.

DescriptionEdit

The plant blooms in the winter with twenty to thirty 2 cm wide flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing in the Philippines at elevations of 660 to 2300 meters

CultureEdit

Plant can be grown from cool to warm areas with medium to bright light. Pot with fine bark and perlite or sphagnum moss. Plant prefers dry periods between watering. Reduce watering during the winter. Water about once a week.


NamingEdit

Common Name: The Spider Dendrochilum

SynonymsEdit

  1. Acoridium arachnites (Rchb. f.) Rolfe 1904
  2. Platyclinis arachnites Rolfe 1904

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