Dendrobium ravanii Cootes 2008 SECTION Calcarifera Photo by Jim Cootes and The Phyto Images Website

Common Name or Meaning Ravan's Dendrobium [Mr Ravan Schneider German Orchid Enthusiast in the Philippines current]

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found only in the northern mountains of Mindoro Island the Philippines in montane forsts near the ground on trees at relevations of 500 to 800 meters as a medium sized, warm, pendent growing epiphyte with pendulous, cylindrical, leafy in the upper 1/3 stem carrying thin textured, shiny, lanceolate, deciduous leaves that blooms in the winter on a pendulous, to 2" [5 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2009 photo fide; A Guide to the Dendrobium of the Philippines Cootes and Tiong 2015 photo fide;