Dendrobium acutimentum J J Sm. 1917 SECTION Calcarifera

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Part shade Cool

Common Name The Acute Mentum Dendrobium

Flower Size .64" [1.6 cm]

Found in Sumatra at elevations around 1200 meters as a medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with clustered, pale green stems carrying basally twisted, dark green, narrowing at both ends, somewhat undulate, lanceolate leaves that blooms on a short, single flowered inflorescence arising on leafless stems with triangular, concave floral bracts and carrying pale ocher yellow flowers.

Synonyms Anisopetala acutimenta (J.J.Sm.) M.A.Clem. 2003

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakes 1996; Orchids of Sumatra J B Comber 2001;