Dendrobium sororium Schltr. 1910 SECTION Grastidium Photo by Art Vogel

Common Name The Closely Related Dendrobium

Flower Size .7" [1.8 cm]

Found in Sulawesi on large solitary trees at elevations around 650 to 1300 meters as a medium sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with clustered, densely leafy stems carrying many, blue green to brownish purple-green, more or less ovate-oblong, close set, glaucous, leathery leaves that blooms in the winter on a short, arising opposite the leaves, 2 flowered inflorescence and carrying flowers with a fetid odor

Synonyms Grastidium sororium (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 1 O'Byrne 2001 photo fide;