Dendrobium rennellii P.J.Cribb 1983 SECTION Spatulata Photo courtesy of Piotr Markiewicz

Common Name The Rennell Dendrobium [Island within the Solomon Islands Chain]

Flower Size 2 to 2.4" [5 to 6 cm]

Found in the Solomon Islands on trees and coral at elevations of sealevel to 100 meters as a large sized, hot growing epiphyte with yellow with dark maroon striped canes carrying many narrowly elliptic leaves that blooms on arching to suberect, 12" [30 cm] long, 5 to 15 flowered inflorescence with fragrant flowers

Synonyms Durabaculum rennellii (P.J.Cribb) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 2002

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Antelope Dendrobiums Cribb 1985 photo fide fide; The Orchids of the Solomon Islands and Bougainville Lewis & Cribb 1991 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 62 No 1 1993 photo fide; Orchid Species Culture; Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Dendrobium and its Relatives Lavarack, Harris and Stocker 2000 photo fide; The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006