Dendrobium guerreroi Ames & Quisumb. 1932 SECTION Calcarifera Photo by Jim Cootes and The Phyto Images Website

Another Flower? Photo courtesy of Nik Fahmi and Vortex Orchids

Side View of Flowers? Photo courtesy of Patricia Harding


Common Name Guerrero's Dendrobium [Philippine Orchid Collector 1900's]

Flower Size 1 to almost 1 1/2" [2.5 to 3.75 cm]

Found in the Philippines as a medium to large sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with pendant, zig-zag, slender, terete stems carrying 5 to 10, linear-lanceolate, unequally bilobed apically, distichous leaves blooming in the summer on a short to 3" [7.5 cm] penduluous, loosely several [15] flowered inflorescence arising opposite the leaves at nodes along the leafy stem.

Synonyms Eurycaulis guerreroi (Ames & Quisumb.) M.A.Clem. 2003

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidiana Philipiniana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984; A Guide to Orchids of the World Hodgson, Paine & Anderson 1991 Photo hmm; Orchid Species Culture; Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Dendrobium and its Relatives Lavarack, Harris and Stocker 2000 photo fide; The Orchids of the Philippines Cootes 2001 photo fide; Flora Malesiana Orchids of the Philippines Vol I Agoo, Shuiteman and de Vogel 2003; The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006 photo fide; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2009 photo fide