Dendrobium prianganense J.J.Wood & J.B.Comber 1988 SECTION Calcarifera J.J. Sm.

Plant and Flower Photos by J B Comber and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name The Priangan Dendrobium [An Area of Westerrn Java]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found only in western Java in primary forests at elevations around 950 meters as a medium sized, warm growing epiphyte with erect in youth and pendant with age, basally very slender stems that gradually enlarge and flatten towards the apex carrying many, thin, lanceolate leaves that are widest towards the base and bloom in the early winter on very short, 2 flowered inflorescnece with the flowers held back to back.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Java Comber 1990 photos fide; Orchid Species Culture; Dendrobium Bakers 1996; The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006 photo fide