Dendrobium crispilinguum P.J.Cribb 1980 SECTION Spatulata Photo by Wolfgang Bandisch and the Orchids of New Guinea Website

Part Sun Cool LATE Summer Fall

Common Name or Meaning The Curled Lip Dendrobium

Flower Size 1.6" [4 cm]

Found in the Papua New Guinea in montane rainforests at elevations of 1100 to 1600 meters as a large to giant sized, cool growing epiphyte with slender, cane-like, basally swollen stems that turn orange when dry and carrying 8 to 10, ovate-lanceolate, leathery, suberect leaves that blooms in the late summer and fall on numerous, suberect to spreading, 18 to 20 flowered inflorescence arising through the leaf bases of the apical nodes

Synonyms Durabaculum crispilinguum (P.J.Cribb) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 2002

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Antelope Dendrobiums Cribb 1985 photo fide/drawing fide; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Orchids of Papua New Guinea Millar 1999 photo fide; Dendrobium and their Relatives Lavarack, Harris and Stocker 2000 photo good; The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006 photo good;