Dendrobium subpandifolium J.J.Sm. 1927 SECTION Aporum

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Common Name The Almost Dendrobium pandifolium Dendrobium

Flower Size .32" [8 mm] long

Found on the island of Bangka in Sumatra at elevations under 500 meters as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte with leafy in the lower half, rhomboid in crossection, dark, shiny yellow stems carrying many, spreading, laterally flattened, somewhat fleshy, linear, falcate, acute leaves that blooms in the late summer and early fall on short, arising from the upper leafless part of the stem, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Aporum subpandifolium (J.J.Sm.) Rauschert 1983

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