Dendrobium axillare Schltr. 1912 SECTION Grastidium [Bl] J J Sm 1905 Type Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade WarmCool LATE Spring

Common Name The Blooming From the Axil Dendrobium

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 1000 meters as a large sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a short rhizome giving rise to simple, strict, slightly compressed densely leafy stems carrying many patent, glabrous, oblong-ligulate, unequally and obtusely bilobed apically, narrowing below into the base leaves that blooms in the late spring on a short, 2 flowered inflorescence.

Schlechter states that the flowers are orange yellow.

Synonyms Grastidium axillare (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912 Drawing fide;