Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Laeliinae
Genus: Dimerandra
Schlechter 1922
Type Species
Dimerandra stenopetala

Dimerandra is a genus of orchids (family Orchidaceae) of the Greater Antilles. The genus is abbreviated Dmd in trade journals.


Plants in this genus are found in Central America south to Brazil


Plants in this genus have thick cane stems.


Grow in cool to warm conditions with bright lighting. Plants should be mounted on treefern or cork and prefer dry outs between waterings. Provide high humidity and good air circulation.


The genus is named after the erect wings on both sides of the column

Species Edit

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