Dendrobium euryanthum Schltr. 1905 SECTION Latouria Photo by Phil Spence and The Orchid Productions Website

Part shade WarmColdFall

Common Name The Broad Column? Dendrobium

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Papua New Guinea on moss covered trees in mist forests at elevations of 800 to 3000 meters as a small sized, warm to cold growing epiphyte or terrestrial with slender, from a terete base becoming wider towards the apex, grooved pseduobulbs carrying 2, bluish green on upper surface, elliptic, twisted at the base so to be in one plane leaves that blooms in the fall on a slender, 3" [7.5 cm] long, wiry, 2 to 4 flowered inflorescence.

This species is closely related to D armenicaum but it differs in the lip shape as well as the much smaller 3 ridged callus of the lip.

Synonyms Sayeria euryantha (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910; The Orchids of The High Mountains of New Guinea P Van Royen 1979 drawing fide; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Dendrobium and their Relatives Lavarack, Harris and Stocker 2000 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 74 #4 2010 photo fide;