- Flower nameDendrobium smirie
- Scientific nameDendorobium smillieae
- Aliasデンドロビウム, Dendorobium, Bottle brush orchid
- Place of originTropical Asia, Australia
- Place of floweringGreenhouse, Subtropical region, Potted flower
- Flowering seasonMay, June, July
What is Dendrobium smirie
Dendrobium smilliae or the Bottlebrush Orchid (scientific name: Dendrobium smilliae) is a perennial plant native to Australia and New Guinea and belongs to the orchid family Orchidaceae. It is also called 'the Bottlebrush Orchid' because the shape of the flower resembles a brush that washes a long bottle. This species of orchid is native to the southern hemisphere and grows on rocky areas of forests in the lowlands. It produces many small flowers 2 to 3 cm in length in a general inflorescence. The flowers are white with pink at the base and a green pea-like labial valve in the center.
Generic name: Dendrobium smilliae, scientific name: Dendrobium smilliae, also known as The Bottlebrush ,grass height: 40-100 cm, leaf color: green, leaf shape: lanceolate, leaf length: 15-20 cm, leaf width: 3-4 cm, inflorescence: general inflorescence, inflorescence length: 8-15 cm, flower length: 2-2.5 cm, flower diameter: 2-3 cm, flower color: white, labial valve length: 1.6 cm, labial valve width: 0.3-0.4 cm, flowering period: August-November.