Dendrobium neuroglossum Schltr. 1905 SECTION Grastidium Photo courtesy of André Schuiteman, Dr. E.F. de Vogel and Jaap Vermeulen and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website

Partial ShadeCool LATESpring EARLYSummer

Common Name or Meaning The Veined Lip Dendrobium

Flower Size .5" [1.3 cm]

Found in Papua New Guinea at elevations of 1000 to 1300 meters on forest trees as a large sized, cool growing epiphyte with cylindrical, pendulous canes carry several, oblong, thin leaves and blooms in the late spring and early summer on a few, short, 2 flowered, racemose inflorescence.

Synonyms Grastidium neuroglossum (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910; Orchid Species Culture, Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Flora Malesiana Orchids of New Guinea Vol II Shuiteman and de Vogel 2002

Dendrobium aff neuroglossum Schltr. 1905SECTION Grastidium Photo by Brian Hodgkins © and the Orchids of New Guinea Website