Dendrobium pseudoconanthum J.J.Sm. 1926 SECTION Spatulata Photo by Frankie Handoyo


Common Name The False Dendrobium conanthum Dendrobium

Flower Size 1 ti 1.2" [2.5 to 3 cm]

Found in Sulawesi at lower elevations as a large to giant sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with a spindle shaped stem narrowest at the apex and carrying many, dark green, thick, shiny, recurved margined leaves that blooms in the late winter and early spring on a horizontal to slightly erect, 9 to 12" [23 to 31 cm] long, laxly 25+ flowered inflorecence arising from the nodes towards the apex of the stem.

Synonyms Durabaculum pseudoconanthum (J.J.Sm.) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones, Orchadian 13: 488 (2002

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Papua New Guinea An Introduction Millar 1978 photos fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 50 No 10 1981 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 51 No 2 1982 drawing/photo fide; The Antelope Dendrobiums Cribb 1985; Orchid Species Culture; Dendrobium Bakers 1996;