Dendrobium fimbrilabium J.J.Sm. 1920 SECTION Calcarifera

Side View of Flowers

Plant and Flowers Photos by Mrs. Widya Christina Mendrova and The Wild Orchids of Sumatra Website

Part sunHot Summer

Common Name The Fringed Lip Dendrobium

Flower Size 1.36" [3.4 cm] long

Found in northern Sumatra at low elevations as a small to medium sized, hot growing epiphyte with pendent, terete, basally narrowed, violet reddish brown with age stems carrying many, dark green, deciduous, ovate-oblong, narrowing towards the apex, unequally bidentate apically leaves that blooms in the summer on thin, .52 to .75" [1.3 to 1.75 cm] long, 3 flowered inflorescence arising from the nodes of leafless stems.

Synonyms Eurycaulis fimbrilabius (J.J.Sm.) M.A.Clem. 2003; Pedilonum fimbrilabium (J.J.Sm.) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001;