Dendrobium minutigibbum J.J.Sm. 1914 SECTION Oxystophyllum

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Part Shade Warm Cool Winter

Common Name or Meaning The Minute Hump Dendrobium

Flower Size .44" [1.1 cm]

Found in Sumatra in primary forests at elevations of 850 to 1700 meters as a small to medium sized, warm to cool grow2ing epiphyte with a non-branching, flattened stem carrying densely, spreading, all more or less the same, linear-lanceolate, narrowing towards the apex leaves that blooms in the winter on lateral and apparently terminal, very short, branched, simultaneously up to 5 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Aporum minutigibbum (J.J.Sm.) Rauschert 1983; Oxystophyllum minutigibbum (J.J.Sm.) M.A.Clem. 2003

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Dendrobium and its Relatives Lavarack, Harris and Stocker 2000 photo fide; Orchids of Sumatra J B Comber 2001 photo fide