Dendrobium longiramense J.J.Wood & P.O'Byrne 2010


Photo by Rachmat Setiawan and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Plant and Flower

Photo by Dian Rahardjo and The Dikara Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Common Name The Long-Iram Dendrobium [The Type locality of the orchid]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Kalimantan Borneo in lowland and swamp forests at elevations of sealevel to 300 meters as a miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with a simple, erect stem enveloped completely by imbricate leaf bearing sheaths and carrying obliquely oblong-elliptic, acute, laterally flattened, fleshy leaves that blooms on a subterminal, short, single flowered inflorescence.

D longiramense is allied to D barioense but is distinguished by the larger flowersand distally 3 lobed lip with a bilobulate mid lobe. The lip is similar in shape to D sambasanum


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 6 2010 photo fide; A Guide to the Dendrobium of Borneo Wood 2013 photo fide; Dendrobium of Borneo Wood 2014 photo/drawing fide