Dendrobium podochiloides 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 Fall

Common Name The Podochilus-Like Dendrobium [An Orchid Genus]

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 800 meters as a medium sized, warm growing epiphyte with a short rhizome giving rise to simple, densely leafy stems carrying many erect-patent, glabrous, lanceolate, obliquely acute leaves that blooms in the fall on an axillary, short, compressed, subsessile 2 flowered inflorescence.

Schlechter states that the flowers are white flushed outside with red, the lip with a yellow crest and dense violet red tuberculations.

Synonyms Grastidium podochiloides (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983

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