Dendrobium bunuanense Ames 1925 SECTION Calcarifera

Collection Sheet by Ames and Orchid Species Journal Facebook Page

Part sun Cool LATE Spring EARLY Summer

Common Name The Bunuan Dendrobium

Flower Size

Found in Mindanao Island within the Philippines at elevations around 1650 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with clustered, yellow, jointed, slender canes carrying 2 ranked, all alng the stem, unequally bilobed apically, obtuse, somewhat indented, nearly leathery leaves that blooms in the late spring and early summer on a .6" [1.5 cm] long, few flowered inflorescence with triangular, acute floral bracts and carrying white flowers tinged with pink or rose.

Synonyms Dendrobium appendiculoides Ames 1922; Eurycaulis appendiculoides M.A.Clem. 2003

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidiana Philippiana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984 as D appendiculoides; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996;