Dischidia nummularia is commonly called “Button Orchid or ” String of Nickels”. In its native habitat of New Guinea and Australia, it grows as an epiphyte hanging from the trees. The leaves are very thick and grey green in color.This makes an excellent plant for mounting in the greenhouse or in a large terrarium or vivarium. The flowers are tiny, white and waxy. Keep fairly dry.
Shade to partial shade, 45 to 95 degrees, trailing to several feet. allow getting fairly dry between watering