Dendrobium nubigenum Schltr. 1912 SECTION Calyptrochilus Schlechter 1905 Type drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part ShadeCold Spring

Common Name The Large Chin Dendrobium

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea on trees in forests at elevations around 2300 meters as a miniature sized, cold growing epiphyte with a short rhizome giving rise to simple, densely leafy stems carrying erect-patent to suberect, oblong, obtuse leaves that blooms in the spring on a very short, few flowered inflorescence.

Schlechter states that the flowers are violet-pink with an orange red lip and column

Synonyms Chromatotriccum nubigenum (Schltr.) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 2002; Pedilonum nubigenum (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913 drawing fide;