Dendrobium rugulosum J.J.Sm. 1911 SECTION Grastidium Photos by Art Vogel

Part shade Hot Fall

Common Name The Wrinkled Dendrobium

Flower Size .5" [1.3 cm]

Found in New Guinea on the trunks of smooth barked trees at elevations around 150 meters as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte with clustered, leafy, shiny, slightly flattened stems carrying many, linear, papery, two toothed apically leaves that blooms in the fall on a short, 2 flowered inflorescence arising from the nodes towards the apexof the stem.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996;