Dendrobium malacanthum Kraenzl. 1910 SECTION Grastidium Type drawing by Kraenzlin and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Warm

Common Name The Soft ?Dendrobium

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 780 meters as a medium sized, warm growing epiphyte with thjin, pedulous, somewhat flaccid stems carrying somewhat distant, ovate-lanceolate, acuminate, apically blobed, thinly papery leaves that blooms on short, arising in the upper half of the stem, 2 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Grastidium malacanthum (Kraenzl.) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Das Pflanzenreich Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910 drawing fide;