Dendrobium eriopexis Schltr. 1905 SECTION Eriopexis Schlechter Drawing by Wolfgang H. Bandisch and his Papua New Guinea Orchid Photo Website

Part shadeWarmCool Winter

Common Name The Adhering Wool Dendrobium [refers to the wooly lip]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in the Bismark Archipelago on trees at elevations around 600 to 1200 meters as a medium sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a short rhizome giving rise to a many angled pseudobulb carrying many, oval, leathery, sometimes bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the winter on a short, 2 flowered inflorescence and carrying short lived flowers

Synonyms Eriopexis schlechteri Brieger 1981

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910; The Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912/85 drawing fide; Die Orchideen lieferung 11 Schlechter/Brieger 1981 as Eriopexis schlecteri drawing fide; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 6 Epidendrodeae Part 3 Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmussen 2014