Dendrobium otaguroanum A.D.Hawkes 1957 SECTION Latouria Photo by The Australian Native Orchid Society Website

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Common Name Otaguro's Dendrobium [American Orchid Enthusiast]

Flower Size 1.2 to 1.6" [3 to 4 cm]

Found in New Guinea in cloud forests on moss covered branches at elevations of 1500 to 2200 meters as a miniature to small sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with clustered, yellow, erect stems carrying 2 to 4, narrowly lanceolate to ovate leaves that blooms in the summer and fall on erect, 1 to 2.6" [2.5 to 6.7 cm] long, laxly 2 to 6 flowered inflorescence carrying long-lasting flowers.

Synonyms Dendrobium chloroleucum Schltr. 1912; Sayeria otaguroana (A.D.Hawkes) Rauschert 1983;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912 as D chloroleucum drawing good; Orchids of Papua New Guinea An Introduction Millar 1978 as D chloroleucum photo fide; Orchid Species Culture, Dendrobium Bakers 1996; The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006 photo fide; Dendrobium and its Relatives Lavarack, Harris and Stocker 2000 photo fide; The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006 photo fide