Dendrobium decoratum (M.A.Clem. & Cootes) Schuit. & Peter B.Adams 2011 SECTION Fugacia

Lip Detail Photos by Jim Cootes/John Clifton Martyr and The Phyto Images Website

Part shade Summer

Common Name The Pretty Dendrobium

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in the Philippines at elevations around 1000 meters as a small to just medium sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with pendulous, basally slender, gradually becoming clavate, many noded, nonbranching, leafy apically stems carrying 1 to 2, apical, lanceolate leaves that blooms in the summer on a single flowered inflorescence arising along the thickened portion of the stem.

Synonyms *Euphlebium decoratum M.A.Clem. & Cootes 2009

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2011 as Euphlebium decoratum photo fide; A Guide to the Dendrobium of the Philippines Cootes & Tiong 2015 photo fide