Dendrobium stictanthum Schltr. 1912 SECTION Grastidium [Bl] J J Sm 1905 Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade Warm LATEWinter EARLYSpring

Common Name The Spotted Flower Dendrobium

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 800 meters as a large sized, warm growing epiphyte with a short rhizome giving rise to simple, thin, flexuous stems carrying many, erect-patent, glabrous, laxly lanceolate-ligulate, subacute leaves that blooms in the late winter and early spring on a very short, subsessile, 2 flowered inflorescence.

Schlechter states that the flowers are whitish, closely dotted with violet red, with a white column and the foot marked apically by a violet red spot.

Synonyms Grastidium stictanthum (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983

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