Dendrobium cyrilianum P.O'Byrne, Gokusing & J.J.Wood 2015 SECTION Aporum Bl.

TYPE Drawing TYPE Photos/TYPE Drawing by Peter O'Byrne


Common Name Cyril's Dendrobium [Bornean son of Kipandi Butterfly Park's founder Steven Bosuang current]

Flower Size .32" [8 mm]

Found in Sabah Borneo in primary forests at elevations around 300 to 400 meters as a miniature to small sized, hot growing epiphyte with a descending, strongly compressed, leafy to the apex stem that occasionally forms keikis, carrying equitant, bilaterally flattened, close set, incurved with the inner margin almost touching the outer margin of the leaf above, green, all about the same size, subfalcate-triangular, acute leaves that blooms in the spring on pseudo-terminal, ermerging from betwqeen a pair of dry brown leaflike scales at the stem apex, successively 1 to 2, flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 15 P.O'Byrne 2015 photo/drawing fide;