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

SECTION Aporum

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

Synonyms

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

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