Dendrobium convolutum Rolfe 1906 SECTION Latouria Photo Jay Pfahl All rights reserved.

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Common Name The Convoluted Dendrobium

Flower Size 1" or more [3 cm]

Found in Northern Papua and New Guinea as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte in rainforests at elevations of sealevel to 650 meters with yellow stems with 4 to 5 nodes beneath the 3 apical, elliptic-lanceolate leaves that blooms in the late spring and early summer on a shorter to 3 3/4" or 5" [8 to 12 cm], axillary, suberect, racemose, few [2 to 4] flowered inflorescence arising from the apex of the leafless cane and below the leaf.

Synonyms Sayeria convoluta (Rolfe) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Species Culture; Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Flora Malesiana Orchids of New Guinea Vol II Shuiteman and de Vogel 2002; The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 77 No 3 2008 photo;

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