Dendrobium crassimarginatum L.O.Williams 1937 SECTION Calcarifera Photo by Jim Cootes and The Phyto Images Website

Common Name The Thick Margined Dendrobium [refers to the thick erose margins of the lip]

Flower Size .72" [1.8 cm]

Found in Leyte Philippines at elevations of 600 to 1000 meters as a mediuim sized, warm gowing epiphyte with semi-pendulous, branching, leafy in the upper half stems carrying lanceolate leaves that blooms in the winter on a 2 to 3 flowered inflorescence arising from near the apex of the stems and carrying very fragrant flowers.

Synonyms Eurycaulis crassimarginatus (L.O.Williams) M.A.Clem. 2003

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidiana Philippiana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984; Orchid Species Culture; Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2009 photo fide; A Guide to the Dendrobium of the Philippines Cootes & Tiong 2015 photo fide