Dendrobium odontopus 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 Cool Summer

Common Name The Toothed Dendrobium [refers to the column and clinandrium]

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 1000 meters as a medium sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a short rhizome giving rise to thin, simple, densely leafy stems carrying many erect-patent, glabrous, linear-lanceolate, acute leaves that blooms in the early summer on an axillary, short, compressed, subsessile 2 flowered inflorescence.

Schlechter states that the flowers are yellowish white.

Synonyms Grastidium odontopus (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983

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