Dendrobium involutum Lindl. 1858 SECTION Grastidium Photo by and The Bishop Museum Website

Partial sunHot" LATE Winter

Common Name The Rolled Inwards Dendrobium

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in the Cook Islands, the Santa Cruz Islands and the Tubuai Islands in rainforests at elevations below 500 meters as a large sized, hot growing epiphyte with clustered, terete, pendent, light brown stems carrying thick, ovate-lanceolate, obtuse, unequally bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the winter on a short, axillary, 2 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Grastidium involutum (Lindl.) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 1997

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910; Revision of the Orchids of German Samoa Schlechter 1910/11; Orchids of Vanuatu Lewis & Cribb 1989; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996; The Dendrobiums Wood 2006 photo fide