Dendrobium korthalsii J.J.Sm. 1917 SECTION Aporum

Photo by Peter O'Byrne and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Hernaria Website

Common Name Korthalls' Dendrobium [Dutch Botanist late 1800's]

Flower Size .2" [5 cm]

Found in Kalimantan Borneo in wet kerangas forests at elevations of sealevel to 1100 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with a simple, pendent, branching stem enveloped completely by imbricate leaf bearing sheaths and carrying triangular lanceolate, acute, laterally flattened, fleshy leaves that blooms on a subterminal or lateral, short, single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Aporum korthalsii (J.J.Sm.) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Orchids of Sarawak Beeman etal & Wood 2001; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 6 2010; Dendrobium of Borneo Wood 2014 photo/drawing fide