Dendrobium gatiense 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 Warm LATE Spring

Common Name The Gati Mountain Dendrobium

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 800 meters as a medium sized, warm growing epiphyte with a short rhizome giving rise to thin, simple, slightly compressed, densely leafy stems carrying many erect-patent to subpatent, glabrous, lanceolate linear, acute leaves that blooms in the late spring on an axillary, short, compressed, subsessile 2 flowered inflorescence.

Schlechter states that the flowers are white, the lip with rose red transverse warts and a yellow central keel and the column is red at the base and has a yellow callus.

Synonyms Grastidium gatiense (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983

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