Dendrobium glossorhynchoides Schltr. 1905 SECTION Herpethophytum Schlechter 1912 Type Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade Warm Cool LATE Winter EARLY Spring

Common Name The Beaked Lip Dendrobium

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 900 to 1000 meters as a warm to cool growing epiphyte that blooms in the late winter and early spring.

Schlechter states that the flowers are white with a red marked lip.

Schlechter also states that this species has the smallest leaves of the section. The lip has a much longer, more quadrate front lobe and the margins of which are often bent inwards.

Synonyms Herpetophytum glossorhynchoides (Schltr.) Brieger 1981

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Das Pflanzenreich Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912 Drawing fide; Die Orchideen lieferung 11/12 633 - 752 Brieger 1981 as Herpethophytum glossorhynchoides drawing fide;