Dendrobium capitellatoides J.J.Sm. 1917 SECTION Aporum Photo by J B Comber and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Warm Spring

Common Name The Capitellum Like Dendrobium

Flower Size .48 to .6" [1.2 to 1.5 cm] long

Found in Bangka Sumatra at elevations around 760 meters as a small sized, warm growing epiphyte with clustered, flattened, yellowish green stems carrying patent, somewhat laterally flattened, linear-lanceoalte, upper margins curved, lower ones straight, acute, fleshy, pale green leaves that blooms in the spring on a short, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Aporum capitellatoides (J.J.Sm.) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Orchids of Sumatra J B Comber 2001 photo fide;