Dendrobium macraporum J.J.Sm. 1912 SECTION Aporum TYPE Drawing by J J Smith and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Hot Warm Winter

Common Name The Large Flowered Aporum Dendrobium

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Sulawesi as a large sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with olive green, rigid, pendulous, very flattened stems carrying many linear-lanceolate, somewhat sickle shped, laterally flattened leaves that blooms on short single flowered inflorescence that arise in the upper portion of the stem carrying a large flower for the section.

Synonyms Aporum macraporum (J.J.Sm.) Rauschert 1983; Ceraia macrapora (J.J.Sm.) M.A.Clem. 2003

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Baker 1995;