Dendrobium spathilabium Ames & C.Schweinf. 1934 SECTION Calcarifera

Side View of Flower

Plant and Flower Photos by Mr. Wilhamdani Sitompul and The Wild Orchids in Sumatra Website, Copyright 2002 All rights reserved

Common Name The Spatula Shaped Lip Dendrobium

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Sumatra in montane forests at elevations of 1100 to 1700 meters as a medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with thin stems carrying linear-lanceolate, acuminate, slightly and unequally bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the fall on a short, 2 flowered inflroscence arising on leafless stems and carrying pure white, membraneous flowers.

CAUTION I have no way of personally verifying this determination so please use with caution

Synonyms Eurycaulis spathilabium (Ames & C.Schweinf.) V. Agustin 2012

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium bakers 1996; Orchids of Sumatra J B Comber 2001;