Dendrobium incurvatum 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 LATE Winter EARLYSpring

Common Name The Incurved Dendrobium [refers to the sepals and petals]

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 800 meters as a medium sized, warm growing epiphyte with a short rhizome giving rise to simple, thin, subflexuous stems carrying many, patent to subpatent, glabrous, narrowly lanceolate-ligulate, acute leaves that blooms in the late winter and early spring on a very short, subsessile, 2 flowered inflorescence.

Schlechter states that the flowers are spotted very closely with violet red.

Synonyms Grastidium incurvatum (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983

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