Dendrobium smilliae

Dendrobium smilliae

  • Dendrobium smilliae
  • Dendrobium smilliae
  • Dendrobium smilliae
  • Dendrobium smilliae
  • Flower name
    Dendrobium smilliae
  • Scientific name
    Dendrobium smilliae
  • Aliasザ・ボトルブラシ・オーキッド, Bottlebrush Orchid, Dendrobium smilliae
  • Place of origin Australia and New Guinea
  • Place of floweringGreenhouse, Specific area
  • Flowering seasonAugust, September, October, November

What is Dendrobium smilliae

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.


  • Eye
    Asparagales
  • Family
    Orchidaceae
  • Genus
    Dendrobium
  • Species
    D. smilliae
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Gross inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Orchid shape
  • Leaf type
    lanceolate
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeperennial plant
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height40.0 ~ 100.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.0 ~ 3.0 cm

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