Dendrobium adamsii A.D.Hawkes 1952 SECTION Grastidium

Plant and Flower Photos by Dustin Jaenke and The Meyers Conservatory Website


Common Name or Meaning Adams' Dendrobium

Flower Size

Found in Pohnpei of the Caroline Islands on mossy tree trunks in montane forests at elevations around 640 meters as a miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with yellowish, cured, slightly zigzag stems enveloped by sheaths and carrying many, slender, leathery, oblong-lanceolate leaves that blooms in the later summer on a short, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence carrying very fragrant flowers.

CAUTION I have no way of personally verifying this determination so please use with caution!


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996;