Dendrobium setosum Schltr. 1912 SECTION Grastidium [Bl] J J Sm 1905 Type Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade WarmCool Spring

Common Name The Very Bristley Dendrobium

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 800 to 1200 meters as a medium sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with an elongate rhizome giving rise to flexuous, slightly compressed densely leafy stems carrying erect to erect-patent, glabrous, coriaceous, linear-ligulate, unequally and obtusely bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the spring on an axillary, short, compressed, subsessile 2 flowered inflorescence.

Schlechter states that the flowers are greenish with the lip and the column foot ebing orange yellow.

Synonyms Grastidium setosum (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912 Drawing fide;