Dendrobium montis-hosei J.J.Wood 2008

SECTION Aporum

Photo by Jan Meijvogel

Part ShadeWarm Cool

Common Name The Hose Mountain Dendrobium

Flower Size .4" [1 cm] long

Found in Sarawak Borneo in upper hill kerangas forests to lower montane mossy elfin forests at elevations of 800 to 1650 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with laterally compressed, leafy ste4ms carrying obliquely ovate to oblong-ovate, obtuse to subacute, laterally compressed, fleshy, rigid, equitant, shethed leaves that blooms on subterminal, from a group of fasciculate, chaffy bracts, successively single, few flowered inflorescence.

D montis-hosei is easily distinguished by the long clawed, ecallose, transversely flabbellate-reniform lip.

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Dendrobium of Borneo Wood 2014 drawing/photo fide

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