Dendrobium cuspidatum Lindl.1828 SECTION Stachyobium Photo by Copyright W C Schraut and Orchids and More Website

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Part Shade Hot Summer EARLY Fall

Common Name The Three Pointed Dendrobium

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Myanmar and Thailand at elevations around 200 meters as a miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with short, stout pseudobulbs tapering towards the apex carrying 3 to 5 linear-oblong leaves and blooms in the summer and early fall on several, .8 to 1.2" [2 to 3 cm] long, 3 to 6 flowered inflorescence arising from the apex of the pseudobulb.

Synonyms Callista cuspidata (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891; Callista sarcantha (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891; Dendrobium sarcanthum Lindl.1859

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Burma Grant 1895/1995; Die Orchideen Von Java J.J.Sm. 1905 as D sarcanthum; Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910; Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910 as D sarcanthum; Opera Botanica #83 Orchid Genera in Thailand XII Dendrobium Sw. Seidenfaden 1985 drawing fide; Orchid Species Culture; Dendrobium Bakers 1996; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo fide; The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006 photo fide; Wild Orchids of Myanmar Hyan Tun [Mr Myanmar] 2014 Photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 85 #10 2016 photo good;

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