Dendrobium calophyllum Rchb.f. 1870 SECTION Spatulata

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Part sunHot Spring

Common Name The Beautiful Leafed Dendrobium

Flower Size

Found in Java, Lesser Sunda Islands and the Moluccas near sealevel as a small to medium sized, hot growing epiphyte with short, slightly dilated below, tapering above, many noded canes carrying, thick, dark green, ovate-elliptic to oblong, obtuse leaves that blooms on 1 to several, terminal to lateral, rachis 2 to 8" [5 to 20 cm] long, few [to 7] flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Callista calophylla (Rchb.f.) Kuntze 1891; Dendrobium rimannii Rchb.f. 1882; Durabaculum calophyllum (Rchb.f.) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 2002

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Xenia Orchidaceae vol 2 Rchb.f 1870; Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910; Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910 as D rimanii; The Antelope Dendrobiums Cribb 1985 photo fide/drawing fide;