Dendrobium bostrychodes Rchb.f. 1880 SECTION Formosae Photo by Copyright © W C Schraut and Orchids and More Website

Another Flower Photo courtesy of © André Schuiteman, Dr. E.F. de Vogel and Jaap Vermeulen © and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website

Part shade Hot Winter Summer

Common Name The Beetle Dendrobium [presumably refering to the undulate, crisped petals and lip mid lobe]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Borneo at elevations near sea level as a small to medium sized, hot growing epiphyte with rigid, flexuous, fractiflex, sulcate, erect stems carrying 4 to 9, oblong-elliptic, oblong-ovate, or oblong, shortly contracted and sulcate basally, obliquely semi-obtuse apically, brown hirsute above and below leaves that blooms in the winter and summer on an erect, abbreviated, .25 to 1.1" [.8 to 2.6 cm] long, 2 to 7 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Dendrobium hallieri J.J.Sm. 1912

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Das Pflanzenreich Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994 as Dendrobium hallieri ; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996 as Dendrobium hallieri; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 1 O'Byrne 2001 as Dendrobium hallieri photo fide; Orchids of Borneo Vol 4 Wood 2003 as Dendrobium hallieri drawing fide; Dendrobium of Borneo Wood 2014 photo/drawing fide