Dendrobium nemorale L.O. Williams 1937 SECTION Conostalix Photo by Copyright W C Schraut and Orchids and More Website

Another Flower

Inflorescence Photo by Irma Saldana-Selles

Common Name or Meaning The Forest Dwelling Dendrobium

Flower Size .6 to .8" [1.5 to 2 cm]

Found in Luzon Island, the Philippines at elevations around 500 meters as a small to medium sized, hot growing epiphyte with erect, compact, jointed and deeply grooved, shortly brown haired stems carrying thin, rough textured, basally clasping leaves that are unequally notched apically and blooms in the spring on a short, 1 to 4 flowered inflorescence with the non-resupinate flowers held towards the apex of the leafy stem.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidiana Philipiniana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984; Orchid Species Culture; Dendrobium Bakers 1996; The Orchids of the Philippines Cootes 2001 photo fide; Flora Malesiana Orchids of the Philippines Vol I Agoo, Shuiteman and de Vogel 2003; The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006; Australian Orchid Review Vol 72 No 2 2007 photo; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2009 photo fide; A Guide to the Dendrobium of the Philippines Cootes and Tiong 2015 photo fide;