Dendrobium juniperinum 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 Cool EARLY Summer

Common Name The Juniper Like Dendrobium [refers to the plant similarity]

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 1250 meters as a medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with a short rhizome giving rise to rigid, erect, many branched, leafy stems carrying many erect-patent to subpatent, glabrous, linear, acute rigid leaves that blooms in the early summer on an axillary, short, compressed, subsessile 2 flowered inflorescence.

Schlechter states that the flowers are pale pink and the lip is yellow white.

Synonyms Grastidium juniperinum (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983

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