Dendrochilum arachnites

Dendrochilum arachnites

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

Dendrochilum arachnites is a species in the Dendrochilum genus.


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


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


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.


Common Name: The Spider Dendrochilum


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

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