Dendrobium parvilobum 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 Hot Fall

Common Name The Small Lobed Dendrobium

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 450 meters as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte with a short rhizome giving rise to simple, slightly compressed, leafy stems carrying many patent, glabrous, oblong to oblong-ligulate,oblique, unequally and obtusely bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the fall on an axillary, short, subsessile, 2 flowered inflorescence.

Schlechter states that the flowers are salmon-yellow.

Synonyms Grastidium parvilobum (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983

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