Dendrobium furcatopedicellatum Hayata 1914 SECTION Grastidium

Photo by Lianfu Wang and Native Orchids Website

Part sun Warm Spring Summer

Common Name The Forked Pedicel Dendrobium

Flower Size 2" [5 cm] long

Found in central and southern Taiwan in primary broadleafed forests at elevations of 400 to 1000 meters as a medium sized, warm growing epiphyte with erect, thin, erect, elongate, leafy towards the apex stem carrying linear, grass-like, grassy green, acute leaves that blooms in the spring and summer on axillary, .4 to .56" [1 to 1.4 cm] long, 2 flowered inflorescence arising on the leafy part of the stem and carrying the flowers held mentum to mentum.

Synonyms Grastidium furcatopedicellatum (Hayata) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Species Culture; Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; The Wild Orchids of Taiwan An Illustrated Guide Lin & Wang 2014 photo fide;