Dendrobium miyasakii Ames & Quisumb. 1931 SECTION Dolichocentrum Schlechter 1911 Photo by Lourens Grobler

Plant and Flower Photo by N T Gerald

Part Shade Warm LATER Fall Winter

Common Name or Meaning Miyasaki's Dendrobium [Philippine Orchid Enthusiast 1900's]

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

Found in Luzon the Philippines around limestone and grasses at elevations around 600 meters as a large sized, warm growing terrestrial or lithophtye with erect, ocasionally branching stems carrying deciduous, linear to lanceolate, very acute leaves that blooms in the later fall and winter on a single flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidiana Philippiana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2009 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 78 #2 2014 photo fide; A Guide to the Dendrobium of the Philippines Cootes and Tiong 2015 photo fide;