Dendrobium hamadryas Schltr. 1912 SECTION Grastidium

Side View of Flower

Plant and Flower Photos by Peter O'Byrne and The Swiss Orchid Foundatio At the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Warm LATERSummer

Common Name The Hook Dendrobium

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in New Guinea in montane forests at elevations around 800 meters as a large sized, warm growing epiphyte with pendulous, simple, curved, leafy stems carrying many, smooth, lanceolate, acute leaves that blooms in the later summer on a very short, 2 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Grastidium hamadryas (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *The Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912 drawing fide; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996;