Dendrobium habbemense P.Royen 1979 SECTION Calyptrochilus Photo by Wolfgang Bandisch and the Orchids of New Guinea Website

Plant and Flower in situ New Guinea Photos by Paul Noben

Part Sun Cold Winter

Common Name or Meaning The Habbema Dendrobium [A Lake In New Guinea

Flower Size 1 to 1.6" [2.5 to 4 cm]

Found in New Guinea in montane forests on trees or in alpine shrubs and grasslands at elevations of 2100 to 3500 meters as a small to medium sized, cold growing epiphyte with slender, pendulous, noded stems with new ones arising from near the apex of the older and carrying 5 to 8, linear, light yellowish green leaves that blooms in the winter on a .4 to 1.2" [1 to 3 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Dendrobium spathulatilabratum P.Royen 1979

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of The High Mountains of New Guinea P Van Royen 1979 drawing ok; The Orchids of The High Mountains of New Guinea P Van Royen 1979 as D spathulatilabratum drawing ok; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Orchids of Papua New Guinea Millar 1999 photo good; Dendrobium and its Relatives Lavarack, Harris and Stocker 2000 photo fide;Orchid Digest Vol 77 #3 2013 photo fide; A Guide to the Dendrobium of New Guinea Shuiteman 2013 photo fide;