Dendrobium densifolium Schltr. 1912 SECTION Grastidium Photo by Peter O'Byrne and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Hot

Common Name The Dense Leaved Dendrobium

Flower Size .9" [2.3 cm]

Found in New Guinea on coastal forest trees at or near sea level as a medium sized, hot growing epiphyte with erect, rigid, unbranching stems carrying many, oval, erect spreading leaves that blooms on numerous, short, 2 flowered inflorescence that emerge from the side of the pseudobulb and carry flowers taht last but one day.

CAUTION I have no way of verifying this determination so please use with caution!

Synonyms Grastidium densifolium (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *The Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912 drawing fide; Orchid Species Culture Bakers 1996;