Dendrobium grossum Schltr. 1912 SECTION Grastidium [Bl] J J Sm 1905 Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade WarmCool Spring THROUGH EARLY Summer

Common Name The Compact Dendrobium

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 1000 to 1300 meters as a large sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a short rhizome giving rise to simple, strict, terete stems carrying many, erect-patent, glabrous, shiny, lanceolate, obtuse, unequally bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the spring through early summer on a short, 2 flowered inflorescence.

Schlechter states that the flowers are pale yellow to pale orange yellow with a reddish labellum and a red central crest on the latter.

Synonyms Grastidium grossum (Schltr.) Brieger 1981

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913 Drawing fide; Die Orchideen lieferung 11/12 633 - 752 Brieger 1981 photo plant only;