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

Part Shade Warm Winter THROUGH Spring

Common Name The Njonge Dendrobium [A creek in the Finisterre range New Guinea]

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 600 meters as a large sized, warm growing epiphyte with a short rhizome giving rise to simple, densely leafy stems carrying many erect-patent, glabrous, lanceolate, acute leaves that blooms in the winter through spring on an axillary, short, compressed, 2 flowered inflorescence.

Schlechter states that the flowers are snow white, the lip with pale yellow lateral lobes, the column foot with red markings and an orange yellow spot.

Synonyms Grastidium njongense (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983

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