Dendrobium holochilum Schltr. 1912 SECTION Grastidium [Bl] J J Sm 1905 Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade Warm Cool Fall

Common Name The Full Lip Dendrobium

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 1000 meters as a small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a short rhizome giving rise to simple, terete stems carrying many, erect-patent, glabrous, reflexed, lanceolate-ligulate, obtuse, apically obtusely bilobed leaves that blooms in the fall on lateral, short, 2 flowered inflorescence.

Schlechter states that the flowers are whitish, the labellum reddish with sulphur yellow towards the apex

Synonyms Grastidium holochilum (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913 Drawing fide;