Dendrobium albayense Ames 1912 SECTION Aporum Photo by Jim Cootes and The Phyto Images Website

Part shade Hot to Warm Fall Winter Spring

Common Name The Albay Province Dendrobium [A province of the Philippines]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in the Philippines and Vietnam at elevations of sealevel to 900 meters as a small sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with elongate, slender canes carrying in the upper half, 2 ranked, narrow, rudimentary leaves that blooms in the fall, winter and spring on a short, apical, from a cushion of scales at the apical nodes opposite the rudimentary leaves.

Synonyms Aporum albayense (Ames) M.A.Clem. 2003

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Complete Writings on Philippine Orchids Vol 1 Quisumbing 1981; Orchidiana Philippiana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984; Identification of the Orchids [Orchidaceae Juss.] Vietnam Averyanov 1994; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Dendrobium and their Relatives Lavarack, Harris and Stocker 2000 photo fide;