Dendrobium poneroides Schltr. 1911 SECTION Monanthos Photo by Mrs Ralph Levy and the Orchids of New Guinea Website

Part ShadeHot Warm Spring THROUGH Fall

Common Name or Meaning The Ponera-Like Dendrobium

Flower Size .4" [.9cm]

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 75 to 900 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with clustered, slender, flattened stems carrying many leaves that blooms in the spring through fall on a short, single flowered inflorescence arising through the nodes along the stem.

Synonyms Dendrobium poneroides var. angustum Schltr. 1912; Monanthos poneroides (Schltr.) Brieger 1981

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912 drawing good; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912 as D poneroides var angustum; Die Orchideen lieferung 11/12 633 - 752 Brieger 1981 as Monanthos poneroides photo plant only ; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Orchids of Papua New Guinea Millar 1999 photo fide; Dendrobium and its Relatives Lavarack, Harris and Stocker 2000; The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006;