Dendrobium rechingerorum Schltr. 1912 SECTION Grastidium [Bl] J J Sm 1905 Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade HotLATE Winter EARLYSpring

Common NameRechinger's Dendrobium [German collector of species 1900's]

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea in coastal forests at elevations around sea level as a hot growing epiphyte that blooms in the late winter and early spring on a very short, subsessile, 2 flowered inflorescence.

Schlechter states that there is no record of the flower colors.

Synonyms Grastidium rechingerorum (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912 Drawing fide; Orchids of The SOlomon Islands and Bougainville Lewis & Cribb 1991 drawing fide