Dendrobium ramosii Ames 1912 SECTION Pedilonum Photo by J. Cootes, courtesy of Dr. E.F. de Vogel and Jaap Vermeulen and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website. and Flora Malesiana Vol III

Another Plant Photo courtesy of Andy's Orchids, Copyright 2002 All rights reserved


Common Name Ramos' Dendrobium [Philippine Orchid Collector 1900's]

Flower Size .4 to .8" [1 to 2 cm]

Endemic to Luzon Island, The Philippines on open ground at elevations of 1200 to 1300 meters in montane forests as a medium sized, cool growing terrestrial with slender, cane-like stems carrying many, linear leaves that are held in 2 rows and blooms on a short, few to several [5 to 15] flowered inflorescence that arise from the stem apex and along the stem of leafless canes occuring at most any time of the year.

Plants should dry out between waterings in the winter months and resumed with the onset of new growth in the spring.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Complete Writings on Philippine Orchids Vol 1 Quisumbing 1981; Orchidiana Philipiniana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984; Orchid Species Culture; Dendrobium Bakers 1996; The Orchids of the Philippines Cootes 2001 photo fide; Flora Malesiana Orchids of the Philippines Vol I Agoo, Shuiteman and de Vogel 2003; The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006 photo good; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2009 photo fide; A Guide to the Dendrobium of the Philippines Cootes and Tiong 2015 photo fide;