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

Part Shade Cool Spring EARLYSummer

Common Name The Weak Dendrobium

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 1100 to 1200 meters as a medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with a short rhizome giving rise to simple to occasionally branching, flexuous, thin, terete stems carrying many, erect-patent, glabrous, linear, acute, leaves that blooms in the spring and summer on lateral, short, 2 flowered inflorescence.

Schlechter states that the flowers are pale yellow, the lip is whitish with a dark red margin

Synonyms Grastidium debile (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913 Drawing fide;