Dendrobium leucohybos Schltr. 1912 SECTION Latouria [Bl.] Miq 1859 Type drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade Warm LATERSpring

Common Name The White Humped Dendrobium [Refers to the mentum]

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 900 meters as a small sized, warm growing epiphyte with a short rhizome giving rise to cylindrical stems carrying 2, apical, erect-patent, glabreous, subcoriaceous, elliptic-lanceolate, acute to acuminate leaf that blooms in the later spring on a very short, erect-patent, sublaxly 3 to 5 flowered inflorescence

Schlechter states that the flowers are white, the lip is orange-red veined with red brown.

Synonyms Dendrobium leucohybos var. leucanthum Schltr. 1912; Latourea leucohybos (Schltr.) Brieger 1981; Latourorchis leucohybos (Schltr.) Brieger 1981; Sayeria leucohybos (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913 Drawing fide; Die Orchideen lieferung 11/12 633 - 752 Brieger 1981 as Latourorchis leucohybos drawing fide;