Dendrobium x gracillimum (Rupp) Leaney 1934 SECTION Dendrocoryne Photos by Dennis Chuah and The I Net Garden Website

Part sun Cool Spring

Common Name The Graceful Dendrobium

Flower Size

Found in Queensland and New South Wales Australia as a cool growing natural hybrid between D gracilicaule and D speciosum var hillii that blooms in the spring in clusters of flowers held towards the apex of the stem

Synonyms Dendrobium x graciliosum Clemesha 1891; Dendrobium x nitidum (F.M.Bailey) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 1989; Dendrobium speciosum var. gracillimum Rupp 1929; Dendrobium speciosum var. nitidum F.M.Bailey 1884; Thelychiton x gracillimus (Rupp) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 2002; Thelychiton x nitidus (F.M.Bailey) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 2002; Tropilis x gracillima (Rupp) Butzin 1982

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Australia Nicholls 1969 as D speciosum var nitidum drawing fide; Orchids of Australia Nicholls 1969 drawing fide; Dendrobium Orchids of Australia Upton 1989 drawing/photo fide; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996; AOS Bulletin Vol 66 No 3 1997 photo fide; Flora's Orchids Nash & La Croix 2005