Dendrobium bicolense Lubag-Arquiza 2006 SECTION Fugacia Photo by Jim Cootes and The Swiss Orchid Foundaqtion at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Lip detail

Part shade Hot

Common Name The Bicol Dendrobium [An area of southern Luzon Philippines]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in the Philippines on brightly lit tree trunks at elevations up to 500 meters as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte with pendulous, basally thin, gradually thicken towards the apex stems carrying 2 ranked leaves that blooms on a short, single flowered inflorescence arising from near the apex of the stem and carrying very showy, short lived flowers.

Similar to D josephinae but it differs in the single ridge on the labellum and the acute lip apex.

Synonyms Euphlebium bicolense (Lubag-Arquiza) M.A.Clem. & Cootes 2009

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2011 as Euphlebium bicolense photo fide; A Guide to the Dendrobium of the Philippines Cootes & Tiong 2015 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 86 # 11 2017 photo fide;