Dendrobium globiflorum Schltr. 1912 SECTION Eriopexis Schlechter 1912 Type Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade WarmCool Spring

Common Name The Globe Shaped Flower Dendrobium

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 1000 meters as a large sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a very short rhizome giving rise to simple, compressed, densely leafy stems carrying suberect, glabrous, coriaceous, elliptic-ligulate to elliptic, obtuse, contracted belo winto the petiolate base leaves that blooms in the early summer on an axillary, short, compressed, subsessile 2 flowered inflorescence.

Schlechter states that the flowers are white, the papillae at the base of the lip are orange red and the column is yellow with a darker striped foot.

Synonyms Eriopexis globiflora (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983

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