Dendrobium aurantiflammeum J.J.Wood 1998 SECTION Crumenata

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Photos by Marni Terkel

Common Name The Orange Flame Dendrobium [refers to the flowers color]

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Borneo in hill forests, lower montane mossy forests often on ridges and heath forests at elevations around 900 to 1400 meters as a large to giant sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with erect, tough, wiry, becoming pendant, branching stems that often produce keikis and carrying a few per branch, narrowly linear, 3 main nerved, dark green, narrowly obtuse, minutely mucronate, and minutely papillose apically sometimes curled up margins leaves that blooms in the spring, summer and fall on 3 to 10, along the apical leafless portion of the younger stems, successively few flowered inflorescence with one flower per inflorescence open at any one time but up to 10 at once on any one stem

Synonyms Ceraia aurantiflammea (J.J.Wood) M.A.Clem. 2003

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994 as D cinnabarinum var angustitepalum photo fide; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Dendrobium and their Relatives Lavarack, Harris and Stocker 2000 photo fide; Orchids of Borneo Wood Vol 4 2003 drawing/photo fide; The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006 photo fide The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 1 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 photo fide; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 drawing fide; A Guide to the Dendrobium of Borneo Wood 2013 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 83 #7 2014 photo fide; Dendrobium of Borneo Wood 2014 photo/drawing fide; Orchid Digest Vol 79 #1 2015 photo roots only;