Dendrobium rhytidothece Schltr. 1912 SECTION Monanthos Photo by Peter O'Byrne and The Wild Orchids of Sumatra Website

Part shade Cool MID Winter through Fall

Common Name or Meaning The Wrinkled Dendrobium

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 1200 meters as a medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with erect, flattened, densely leafy stems carrying many, erect, linear leaves that blooms in the mid winter through fall on a short, single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Monanthos rhytidothece (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *The Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912/85 drawing good; Lowland Orchids of of Papua New Guinea Peter O'Byrne 1994 drawing/photo fide; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996;