Dendrobium lamproglossum Schltr. 1912 SECTION Monanthos Schlechter 1905 Type Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade Cool Spring

Common Name The Shining Labellum Dendrobium

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 1400 meters as a medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with a very short rhizome giving rise to simple, glabrous, compressed, densely leafy stems carrying erect, glabrous, linear, obtuse and unequally obliquely bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the spring on an axillary, short, single flowered inflorescence carrying a non-resupinate flower.

Schlechter states that the flowers are fairly dark red externally, white inside and the lip is gloosy and thickly red spotted..

Synonyms Monanthos lamproglossus (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983

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