Dendrobium rantii J.J.Sm. 1934 SECTION Calcarifera Photos courtesy of © André Schuiteman, Dr. E.F. de Vogel and Jaap Vermeulen © and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website

Part Shade CoolFall

Common Name Rant's Dendrobium [Dutch Plant collector in Indonesia 1900's]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Sulawesi in montane forests at elevations around 1000 to 1600 meters as a medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with deciduous, elongate, slender, flexuous, branching stems which become rigid and yellow when dry and carrying many, linear, very unequally bilobed apically, deciduous leaves that blooms in the fall on a very short, axillary, 1 to 8 flowered inflorescence arising on leafless canes.

Synonyms Eurycaulis rantii (J.J.Sm.) M.A.Clem. 2003

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Lindleyana Vol 17 No 1 2002; The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006 photo fide; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 2 O'Byrne 2011 photo fide; Dendrobium of Borneo Wood 2014 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 79 #1 2015 photo fide;