Dendrobium cyclolobum Schltr. 1912 SECTION Grastidium [Bl] J J Sm 1905 Type Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade Hot Warm Fall

Common Name The Round Lobed Dendrobium

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 500 meters as a medium sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with a short rhizome giving rise to simple, slightly compressed, densely leafy stems carrying many patent, glabrous, oblong-ligulate, oblique-acute, unequally bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the fall on an axillary, short, 2 flowered inflorescence.

Schlechter states that the flowers are creamy yellow, the column foot is violet with an orange red spot.

Synonyms Grastidium cyclolobum (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912 Drawing fide;