Dendrobium anceps

Den anceps

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Dendrobieae
SubTribe: Dendrobiinae
Genus: Dendrobium
Species: Den. anceps
Binomial name
Dendrobium anceps
Sw. 1800

362px-Dendrobium anceps (as Aporum anceps) - Curtis' 64 (N.S. 11) pl. 3608 (1837)

Dendrobium anceps is a species of genus Dendrobium


Plant blooms from summer to fall with a single 1.25 cm wide fragrant flower.


Plant is found in Assam, Bangladesh, eastern Himalayas, Nepal, Bhutan, Sikkim, Andaman Islands, Myanamar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Nicobar Islands and Vietnam at an elevation of 200 to 1400 meters


Plant requires warm temperatures and medium amounts of light. Keep plant moist and fertilize during growth season. Slowly reduce watering rate as winter approaches. During winter keep plant dry and withhold water until new shoots appear. Grow in a well drain mix of sphagnum moss or medium fir bark.


Common Names: The Double-Edged Dendrobium


  1. Aporum anceps Lindley 1830
  2. Callista anceps (Sw.) Kuntze 1891
  3. Ditulima anceps (Sw.) Raf. 1836