Dendrobium miserum Rchb.f. 1869 SECTION Stachyobium Photos by W C Schraut and the Orchids and More Website

Common Name The Insignificant Dendrobium

Flower Size .3 to .4" [.8 to .1 cm]

Found in Sikkim with no precise locality as a mini-miniature sized epiphyte with fusiform pseudobulbs that taper at both ends carrying 2, linear-lanceolate, apically toothed leaves that blooms in the spring on an inflorescence that arises from at or near the apex of the stem and carries 3 flowers

CAUTION This ID is tentative as I have no real references as to what this species should be.

Synonyms Callista misera (Rchb.f.) Kuntze 1891

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996; The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006 photo not; Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007