Dendrobium spathilingue J.J.Sm. 1913 SECTION Calcarifera J.J. Sm

Stems and Flowers

Photos By Ed Vogel Copyright

Smaller yellow spot Color Form

Photo By Lourens Grobler

Common Name The Spatula-Like Lip Dendrobium

Flower Size 1.6" [4 cm]

Found in Java, Bali and Kalimantan Borneo in open, lower montane forests at elevations of 500 to 800 meters as a large sized, warm growing epiphyte, terrestrial or lithophyte with branching, dark, elongated, straggling stems carrying 3 to 8 leaves that blooms in the fall on several, short, 2 to 7 flowered inflorescence arising on a leafless, mature pseudobulb.

Synonyms Anisopetala spathilinguis (J.J.Sm.) M.A.Clem.2003

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Digest Vol 47 No 5 1983 drawing/photo fide; Orchids of Java Comber 1990 photo fide; Orchids Travel By Air A Pictoral Safari Mulder, Mulder-Roelfsema and Schuiteman 1990 photo fide; Orchid Species Culture; Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Dendrobium and its Relatives Lavarack, Harris and Stocker 2000 photo good; The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006 photo fide; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 6 2010 drawing/photo fide; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 10 2012; Dendrobium Of Borneo J J Wood 2014 drawing/photo fide;