Dendrobium rhabdoglossum Schltr. 1923 SECTION Pedilonum

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Common Name or Meaning The Staff-Shaped Lip Dendrobium

Flower Size .52" [1.3 cm]

Found in New Guinea at elevations of 1300 to 1500 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with slender, fleshy, grooved with age, arising from a very short rhizome, leafy throughout stem carrying many lanceolate, acute leaves that blooms in the late summer and earlier fall on a short, 2 to 3 flowered inflorescence arising on the leafless stems.

Synonyms Chromatotriccum rhabdoglossum (Schltr.) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 2002; Pedilonum rhabdoglossum (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Orchid Digest Vol76 #2 2012 drawing/photo fide;