Dendrobium koordersii J.J.Sm. 1905 SECTION Monanthos


Plant and Flower Photos by Peter O'Byrne and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part sun Warm Fall Winter Spring

Common Name Koorder's Dendrobium

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in the Moluccas and Sulawesi in primary forests at elevations around 910 meters as a small sized, warm growing epiphyte with clustered, erect stems carrying many, linear, bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the fall, winter and earlier spring on a few, short, single flowered inflorescence carrying a non-resupinate flower.

Synonyms Monanthos koordersii (J.J.Sm.) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Das Pflanzenreich Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910; Orchid Species Culture; Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Dendrobium and its Relatives Lavarack, Harris and Stocker 2000;