Dendrobium schulleri J.J.Sm. 1914SECTION Spatulata

Inflorescence Photo by Frankie Handoyo


Common Name Schuller's Dendrobium [Austrian Botanist early 1900's]

Flower Size 2.4" [6 cm]

Found in Indonesia and occurs in Irian Jaya (Papua) Province in lowlands as a giant sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with plump, sturdy, basally swollen, tapering to a point near the apex stems carrying oval to oblong, dark green, glossy, fleshy, leathery leaves that blooms in the fall and winter on 1 to 5+, green with brown mottling, horizontal to arching, racemose, laxly 10 to 35 flowered inflorescence arising from the nodes towards the apex of the stem.

Synonyms Durabaculum schulleri (J.J.Sm.) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 2002

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Malaya Vol 1 Orchids Holttum 1953; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965; AOS Bulletin Vol 35 No 6 1966 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 36 #12 1967 photo fide; The Orchids of Papua New Guinea An Introduction Millar 1978 photo fide; Orchids of Asia Soon 1980; AOS Bulletin Vol 51 No 1 1982 drawing fide; The Antelope Dendrobiums Cribb 1985 phopto fide/drawing fide; A Guide to Orchids of the World Hodgson, Paine & Anderson 1991 Photo good;Orchid Species Culture; Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Orchids of Papua New Guinea Millar 1999 photo fide; The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006 photo fide