Dendrophylax funalis

Dendrophylax funalis

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Angraecinae
Genus: Dendrophylax
Species: Denphx. funalis
Binomial name
Dendrophylax funalis
[Sw.]Fawcett 1889

Dendrophylax funalis is an species in the genus Dendrophylax.


Plant blooms from fall to spring with a single 6 cm wide flower. Flowers are fragrant.


Plants are found growing on trees in Jamaica


Grow in moderate light and with warm temperatures. Plant is grown mounted on cork or tree fern fibers. Water regularly during growing season in the summer and reduce watering during the winter. Plant prefers high humidity.


Common Names: Corded Ghost Orchid - Rope-Like Dendrophylax


  1. Aeranthes funalis (Lindl.) Rchb. f. 1864
  2. Aeranthus funalis Rchb.f; 1864
  3. Angorchis funalis (Sw.) Kuntze, 1891
  4. Angraecum funale Lindl. 1846
  5. *Epidendrum funale Sw. 1788
  6. Limodorum funalis [Sw.]Sw 1806
  7. Oeceoclades funalis Lindley 1833
  8. Polyrrhiza funalis [Sw.] Pfitzer 1889
  9. Trichocentrum funale (Sw.) Lindl. 1837

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