Dendrobium procerum Schltr. 1912 SECTION Monanthos Type Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade Warm Spring

Common Name The Slim Dendrobium

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 600 meters as a medium sized, warm growing epiphyte with a very short rhizome giving rise to simple, thin, compressed, leafy stems carrying erect, glabrous, linear, obtuse and unequally bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the winter on an axillary, short, single flowered inflorescence carrying a non-resupinate flower.

Schlechter states that the flowers are white, closely dotted with rose red and the lip is dotted and flecked with brownish red.

Synonyms Monanthos procerus (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912 Drawing fide; The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006 photo ok;