Dendrobium ochranthum Schltr. 1905 SECTION Grastidium [Bl] J J Sm 1905

TYPE drawing Photo by Peter O'Byrne Type Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade Warm Winter

Common Name The Yellow Brown Dendrobium

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 600 meters as a warm growing epiphyte that blooms in the winter.

Schlechter states that the flowers are pale yellowish with red dotted and red spotted inside.

Synonyms Grastidium ochranthum (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Das Pflanzenreich Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912 Drawing fide; Orchids of Papua New Guinea Millar 1999 photo hmm; Lowland Orchids of Papua New Guinea Peter O'byrne 1994 drawing fide