Dendrobium laurensii J.J.Sm. 1920 SECTION Latouria TYPE Drawing by J J Smith and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

FragrancePart Shade Warm Cool

Common Name Lauren's Dendrobium

Flower Size .8" [1 to 2 cm]

Found on Halmahera Island of the Moluccas as a miniature to small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with pale green, 5 to 9 noned stems carrying a single, apical, lanceolate, leathery or fleshy, shiny, light green leaf that blooms on lateral, 2 to 4 flowered inflorescence carrying slightly scented flowers that are white with yellow bases to the tepals, the sepals are spotted dark brown on the outer surface.

Synonyms Sayeria laurensii (J.J.Sm.) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Baker 1996;