Dendrobium baoernianum P.O'Byrne, P.T.Ong & J.J.Wood 2013 SECTION Distichophyllae Hkr.f

Another Angle

Plant and Flowerd

TYPE photos by Dr Loh Seck Poh


Common Name Bao Ern's Dendrobium [Loh Bao Ern Malaysian Daughter of Orchid Enthusiast Dr S P Loh current]

Flower Size .52 to .5" [1.3 to 1.5 cm]

Found in Borneo without locality as a medium sized epiphyte with erect, unbranched, leafy and slightly fractiflex in the distal half, yellowish-green stem carrying suberect, narrowly ovate-triangular, becoming smaller above, thin, glabrous, green, acute, unequally bilobed leaves with cylindrical, pale green becoming olive green then brown when dry, persistent sheaths that blooms in the late spring and summer on the leafy part of the stem, 1 per node, lateral, opposite the leaf, distichously arranged, erect, subsessile, successively single to 3 flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 11 P.O'Byrne, P.T.Ong & J.J.Wood 2013 photo/drawing fide; Dendrobium of Borneo J J Wood 2014 drawing/photo fide