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

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 at elevations up to 500 meters as a medium to large sized, hot 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] long, 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 ; The Complete Writings on Philippine Orchids Vol 1 Quisumbing 1981 drawing/photo fide; 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; A Guide to the Dendrobium of the Philippines Cootes & Tiong 2015 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 85 #10 2016 photo fide;