Dendrobium devosianum J.J.Sm. 1934 SECTION Spatulata Photo by P J Cribb and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website


Common Name de Vos' Dendrobium

Flower Size 1.8" tall [4.5 cm tall]

Found in western New Guinea as a small to medium sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with an erect, slightly fusiform thickened cane carrying several, oblong, oblong-ovate to lanceolate, spreading, recurved, concave, narrowly obliquely obtuse apically leaves that blooms on an erect to ascending, 12 to 13" [30 to 34 cm] long, 12 to 16 flowered inflorescence with slightly tubular, ovate-triangular, acute floral bracts

Synonyms Ceratobium devosianum (J.J.Sm.) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 2002

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Antelope Dendrobiums Cribb 1985 photo fide; Orchid Species Culture; Dendrobium Bakers 1996; The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006 photo fide