Dendrobium straussianum Schltr. 1915 SECTION Grastidium TYPE Drawing by © Schlechter

Part shade

Common Name or Meaning Strauss' Dendrobium

Flower Size .6" [1.5cm]

Found in the Bismarck Archipelago without elevational data as a large sized epiphyte with slender, unbranched stems carrying many shiny, oblong leaves that blooms on short, single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Grastidium straussianum (Schltr.) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 1997

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Hainan Island Wild Orchid illustrations 2005 photo fide; The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006 photo not!; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; The Atlas of Wild Orchids in Hainan Island, China Shenyan and Junmei 2010 photo fide