Dendrobium boosii Cootes & W.Suarez 2011 SECTION Calcarifera Photo by Ronnie Boos and The Mozart Loves OrchidsWebsite

Part shade Warm

Common Name Boos Dendrobium [Philippines Orchid Enthusiast current]

Flower Size 1.46" [3.6 cm]

Found in the Philippines among lichens and thin mats of moss in shaded but open localities usually on nthe underside of branches and occasionally on trunks at elevations around 700 meters as a medium to large sized, pendent, warm growing epiphyte with branching, elongate, thin basally becoming thicker on the secondary branching stems, secondary and tertiary branches purple and leafy which are thin textured,, lanceoalte, subsessile leavews that are held at a 90 degree angle to the stem that blooms on a single flowered inflorescence arising from the upper nodes of leafless stems.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2009 photo fide; A Guide to the Dendrobium of the Philippines Cootes & Tiong 2015 photo fide;