Dendrobium djamuense Schltr. 1912 SECTION Grastidium Photo by Ed de Vogel

Part Shade Hot LATESpring .

Common Name The Djamu Dendrobium [A river in New Guinea]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in New Guinea on trees in lowland forests at elevations around 350 meters as a medium sized, hot growing epiphyte with a short rhizome giving rise to a terete, erect, flexuous stem carrying many erect-patent, elliptic, subacute, glabrous leaves that blooms in the spring on a lateral, short, obtuse, compressed, racemose, subsessile, 2 flowered inflorescence carrying short lived flowers

Synonyms Grastidium djamuense (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912 drawing fide; Orchid Spceis Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 6 Epidendroidee Pt 3 Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmussen 2014 photo fide;