Dendrobium stenophyllum 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 Cool LATE Spring

Common Name The Slim Leaved Dendrobium

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 1200 meters as a large sized, cool growing epiphyte with a short rhizome giving rise to thin, simple, slightly compressed, leafy stems carrying many erect-patent to subpatent, glabrous, narrowly linear, acute leaves that blooms in the late spring on an axillary, short, compressed, subsessile 2 flowered inflorescence.

Schlechter states that the flowers are yellowish white, the lip is marked with violet and the column foot has a red spot and an orange red callus.

Synonyms Grastidium stenophyllum (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983

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