Dendrochilum glumaceum

Dendrochilum glumaceum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Coelogyneae
SubTribe: Coelogyninae
Genus: Dendrochilum
Species: Ddc. glumaceum
Binomial name
Dendrochilum glumaceum
Lindl. 1878

Dendrochilum glumaceum is a species in the Dendrochilum genus.


The plant blooms from spring to fall with many 1.25 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.


Plants are found growing on tree trunks and rocks in the Philippines at elevations of 500 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 Husk-Like Dendrochilum


  1. Acoridium glumaceum [Lindley]Rolfe 1881
  2. Dendrochilum glumaceum var validum [Rolfe] Pfitz. 1907
  3. Platyclinis glumacea Benth. ex Hemsl. 1881

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