Dendrobium daimandaui J.J.Wood 2011 SECTION Distichophyllum

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Photos by Pak Sheikh and The Orchids On Line Australia Website

Part Shade Hot Warm Winter Spring Summer Fall

Common Name Diam Andau's Dendrobium [Bornean Orchid Enthusiast current]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Borneo near Mt Kinabalu in hill forests at elevations around 200 to 700 meters as a giant sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with strongly ribbed, leafy canes carrying coriaceous, oblong to oblong-elliptic, shallowly, obtusely, unequally bilobed apically leaves that blooms more or less continually, on several to many per cane, all along the cane, lateral, single flowered inflorescence with ovate to triangular-ovate, acute, pale green with a yellow mid nerve floral bracts.

Distinguished from D uniflorum by the broader leaves, erect, concave lip side lobes and the details of the keel type on the disc.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 1 Wood Beaman, Lamb, Lun & Beaman 2011 photo/drawing fide; *The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol1 Wood Beaman, Lamb, Lun & Beaman 2011 photo/drawing good; Dendrobium of Borneo Wood 2014 drawing fide