Dendrobium bismarckiense Schltr. 1905 SECTION Amblyanthus Schlechter 1905 Type drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade Cool Spring

Common Name The Bismark Mountains Dendrobium [A mountain range of New Guinea]

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea on trees in forests at elevations around 1400 to 1800 meters as a cool growing epiphyte that blooms in the spring.

Schlechter states that the flowers are yellowish externally, white inside, the lip with a golden yellow spot.

Synonyms Amblyanthe bismarckiensis (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Das Pflanzenreich Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913 drawing fide;