Dendrobium agrostophylloides Schltr. 1912 SECTION Monanthos

Plant and Flower Photo by Copyright Rogier Van Vugt and His PBase Orchid Photo Website

Part shadeWarm TO Cold LATESpring

Common Name or Meaning The Agrostophyllum-Like Dendrobium

Flower Size 1/2" [1.25 cm]

Found in Papua New Guinea on trees in montane forests at elevations around 1000 meters as a medium to large sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with simple flattened growths carrying many dense, linear, erect to suberect, unequally bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the late spring on a short, single flowered inflorescence and carrying non-resupinate flowers

Synonyms Monanthos agrostophylloides (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912 drawing fide; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996;