Dendrobium oligadenium Schltr. 1910 SECTION Oxystophyllum TYPE Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria

Part shade Hot Winter

Common Name The Few Glanded? Dendrobium

Flower Size .12 to .2" [3 to 5 mm] long

Found in Sulawesi on trees at very low elevations as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte with erect to spreading, leafy all along stems carrying many, lanceolate, somewhat sickle shaped leaves that are shorter than others in the section, that blooms in the winter on arising from near the apex of the stem, many flowered inflorescence inn a clustered head of dark purple flwoers

Synonyms Oxystophyllum oligadenium (Schltr.) M.A.Clem. 2003

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Baker 1995;