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

Part Shade Hot LATE Summer Fall

Common Name The Bending Down Dendrobium

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 40 to 150 meters as a medium sized, hot growing epiphyte with a short rhizome giving rise to thin, simple, slightly compressed, leafy stems carrying many erect-patent to subpatent, glabrous, narrowly linear, acute leaves that blooms in the late summer and fall on an axillary, short, compressed, subsessile 2 flowered inflorescence.

Schlechter states that the flowers are pale yellow.

Synonyms Grastidium incumbens (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912 Drawing fide;