Dendrobium multifolium Schltr. 1912 SECTION Grastidium [Bl] J J Sm 1905 Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade Warm LATE Winter EARLYSpring

Common Name The Many Leaved Dendrobium

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 800 meters as a giant sized, warm growing epiphyte with a short rhizome giving rise to simple, very long stems carrying many, glabrous, lanceolate-ligulate, acute leaves that blooms in the late winter and early spring on a very short, subsessile 2 flowered inflorescence.

Schlechter states that the flowers are cream-yellow with an orange yellow lip and an orange yellow thickening at the tip of the column foot.

Synonyms Grastidium multifolium (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983

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