Dendrobium stockeri T.Yukawa 2000 SECTION Amblyanthus

Another Angle Photos by The Queensland Orchid society Website

Winter Spring Summer Fall

Common Name Stocker's Dendrobium [Australian Orchid enthusiast and discoverer of species current]

Flower Size 1.5" [3.75 cm]

Found in Papua New Guinea at elevations around 1000 to 1700 meters as a small to medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with an erect, fusiform, slightly compressed stem carrying 8 to 12, broad, thin leaves that blooms at most any time of the year on both leafy and leafless stems on lateral, from the nodes of the upper 2/3's of the stem, short, tightly clustered to 11 flowered inflorescence

The leaves have black scales on the abaxial surface of the leaf bases and a similar but creamy white branny indumentum on the outer surfaces of the sepals and on the buds


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Dendrobium and their Relatives Lavarack, Harris and Stocker 2000 as D squamiferum photo good; The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006 photo good;