Dendrobium sidikalangense Dauncey 2001 SECTION Pedilonum Photo by Vincent and Vincent Blog Anggrek Website

Common Name The Sidikalang Dendrobium [A town in Sumatra]

Flower Size 3/4" tall [1.8cm]

Found in Sumatra in fairly open situations at elevations of 1280 to 1600 meters as a miniature to small sized, cool growing epiphyte with slender, very narrowly cylindric below, elongate-clavate above, often curved, usually slightly flexuous stems carrying papery, not twisted at the base, green, erect-spreading, narrow-ovate to linear-ovate, acute, margins entire leaves that blooms in the summer and fall on a 1.2" [3 cm] long, purple flushed, not flexuous but sometimes slightly wavy, densely 4 to 6 flowered inflorescence arising from the apical nodes of leafless stems with minute basal bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchids Of Sumatra Comber [Dauncey] 2001 photo fide; The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006 photo ok; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 6 2010 photo ok;