Dendrobium draconis

Den draconis

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Dendrobieae
SubTribe: Dendrobiinae
Genus: Dendrobium
Species: Den. draconis
Binomial name
Dendrobium draconis
Rchb.f 1862

Dendrobium draconis is a species of genus Dendrobium


Plants bloom during early spring with two to five flowers. Flowers are 7.5 cm wide with a tangerine scent.


Plants are found on trees of forest in Assam India, Myanamr, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam at elevations of 800 to 2000 meters.


Plant requires warm temperatures and medium amounts of light. Keep plant moist and fertilize during growth season. 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 Dragon-Like Dendrobium


  1. Callista draconis (Rchb. f.) Kuntze 1891
  2. Dendrobium andersoni J. Scott 1872
  3. Dendrobium eburneum Rchb.f 1864
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