Dendrobium acutisepalum J.J.Sm. 1911 SECTION Latouria Collection sheet by Renz and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part ShadeCoolCold LATE Winter EARLIERSpring

Common Name The Acute Sepal Dendrobium

Flower Size 1.2 to 1.6" [3 to 4 cm]

Found in western New Guinea at elevations of 1750 to 3450 meters in montane forests and marshes as a small to just medium sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with clustered, erect stems envceloped by sheaths in youth and carrying 3 to 10, ovate to elliptic, erect leaves positioned towards the apex of the stem that blooms in the late winter and earlier spring on an erect, arising near the apex of the stem from below the leaf bracts, 4 to 11 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Sayeria acutisepala (J.J.Sm.) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of The High Mountains of New Guinea P Van Royen 1979 drawing good; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996;