Dendrobium bihamulatum J.J.Sm. 1917 SECTION Distichophyllae Hkr.f Photo by C Kami and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade WarmCool

Common Name The Two Hooked Dendrobium

Flower Size .28" [.7 cm]

Found in Sumatra in montane forests at elevations around 1000 meters as a warm to cool growing epiphyte with close set, long, basally thin, thickening towards the middle stems carrying small, basally twisted, oblong, unevenly and obtusely bilobed apically, the lobes more or less obtuse, tough but thin leaves that blooms on a perforating the sheaths, very short, adpressed to the stem, .04" [1 mm] long, single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Distichorchis bihamulata (J.J.Sm.) M.A.Clem. 2003

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Malaya Segerback 1992 as D bifarium in error photos fide; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Orchids of Sumatra J B Comber 2001; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 10 2012;