Dendrobium roseipes Schltr. 1912 SECTION Pedilonum

Side View Photos courtesy of Lourens Grobler

Plant and Flowers Photos by Ed de Vogel and the Orchids of New Guinea Website

Part shadeHotwarmFall

Common Name The Red-Rose Foot Dendrobium

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in northeastern New Guinea just below the mist forest zone on lower mossy tree branches at elevations of 450 to 1000 meters as a medium sized, pendant, hot to warm growing epiphyte with gray-brown to yellowish-green cane-like stems carrying many, yellowish-green, deciduous leaves dropping before blooming in the fall on an all along the stem and apically, short, 8 to 10 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Pedilonum roseipes ( Schltr. ) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1995 *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1914/85 drawing fide; The Orchids of Papua New Guinea An Introduction Millar 1978 photos fide; Orchids of Papua New Guinea Millar 1999 photo fide; Flora's Orchids Nash & La Croix 2005 photo fide; The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006 photo fide; A Guide to the Dendrobium of New Guinea Schuiteman 2013 photo fide;