Dendrobium brunnescens Schltr. 1912 SECTION Grastidium [Bl] J J Sm 1905 Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade Cool LATE Fall EARLYWinter

Common Name The Brownish Dendrobium

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 1100 meters as a medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with a simple, subterete, leafy stem carrying erect-patent to patent, glabrous elliptic-lanceolate, subacute leaves that blooms in the late fall and early winter on a lateral, very short, subsessile, 2 flowered inflorescence.

Schlechter states that the flowers are brownish with red brown lateral lobes of the lip, a white column and an orange-yellow spot at the apex.

Synonyms Grastidium brunnescens (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912 Drawing fide;