Dinema polybulbon

Dinema polybulbon

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Laeliinae
Genus: Dinema
Species: Dinema polybulbon
Binomial name
Dinema polybulbon
(Sw.) Lindl. 1831

Dinema polybulbon is a plant in the genus Dinema.


Plant blooms in the spring with a single 3 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.


Plant is found growing in the oak forest from Mexico to Nicaragua at elevations of 600 to 3200 meters.


Plants grow in cool to warm conditions and can be grown in fine size fir bark with perlite. Plant prefers drying periods between watering and bright light is recommended. Lengthen drying period a bit in the winter. Plant can be mounted.


Common Name: The Many Bulbed Dinema


  1. Bulbophyllum occidentale Spreng 1827
  2. Encyclia polybulbon [Swartz] Dressler 1961
  3. *Epidendrum polybulbon Sw. 1788
  4. Epidendrum polybulbon var. luteo-album Miethe

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