Dendrobium cynthiae Schuit. 2015 SECTION Latouria

Lip Detail Photos by Steven Beckendorf and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Part Shade Warm LATE Winter EARLYSpring

Common Name Cynthia's Dendrobium [Ms Hill American Orchid Enthusiast current]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in New Guinea as a miniature to small sized, warm growing epiphyte with close set, narrowly clavate, 3 main internoded, glossy red brown pseudobulbous stens carrying 2 to 4, apical, close set, narrowly oblong, rigidly coriaceous, unequally bidentate apically, leaves that blooms in the late witner and early spring on a subterminal, suberect, peduncle to 2.8" [7 cm] long, with 2, obliquely tubular bracts, to [13 cm] long overall, rather densely 5 to 8 flowered inflorescence with narrowly triangular, acute floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchideen J. 22: 126 Schuiteman 2015 photos/drawing fide