Dendrobium millarae A.D.Hawkes 1957 SECTION Herpethophytum Schlechter 1912 Type Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade Cool LATEFall EARLYWinter

Common Name Millar's Dendrobium [French Female Botanist and Curator of Lae Botanical Garden 1900's]

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 1200 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with simple to subsimple, densely leafy stems carrying erect to suberect, fleshy, shiny, glabrous, lanceolate to elliptic-lanceolate, subacute , unequally and obtusely bilobed apically, contracted below into the subpetiolate base leaves that blooms in the late fall and early winter on a lateral, short, single flowered inflorescence.

Schlechter states that the flowers are white with the lip marked with red.

Synonyms Dendrobium dischorense Schltr. 1912; Herpetophytum millarae (A.D.Hawkes) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912 as Dendrobium dischorense Drawing fide;