Dendrobium erubescens Schltr. 1912 SECTION Grastidium [Bl] J J Sm 1905 Type Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade Cool Cold EARLY winter

Common Name The Reddish Dendrobium

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 2000 meters as a medium sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with a short rhizome giving rise to strict, slightly compressed densely leafy stems carrying erect, glabrous, linear-ligulate, unequally and obtusely bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the winter on an axillary, short, compressed, subsessile 2 flowered inflorescence.

Schlechter states that the flowers are reddish.

Synonyms Grastidium erubescens (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912 Drawing fide;