Dendrobium falcorostrum

Den falcorostrum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Dendrobieae
SubTribe: Dendrobiinae
Genus: Dendrobium
Species: Den. falcorostrum
Binomial name
Dendrobium falcorostrum
Fitzgerald 1876

Dendrobium falcorostrum is a species of genus Dendrobium


Plants bloom from spring to summer with several 2.5cm flowers.


Plants are usually found growing on the upper branches of the Arctic Beech tree in eastern Australia at elevations of 700 to 1400 meters.


Grow in shady areas with cool to intermediate temperatures. Water regularly (about every 3 days) and reduce watering during winter when plant is in dormancy. Plant can be grown in medium fir bark.


Common Names: The Beech Orchid, The Falcon's Beak Dendrobium


  1. Callista falconirostris (Fitzg.) Kuntze 1891
  2. Callista falcorostra (Fitzg.) Kuntze 1891
  3. Callista falcorostris (Fitzg.) Kuntze 1891
  4. Dendrobium falcorostre Fitz. 1875
  5. Thelychiton falcorostrus (W.Fitzg.) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 2002
  6. Tropilis falcorostra (Fitzg.) Rauchert 1983
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