Dendrobium thysanophorum Schltr. 1911 SECTION Aporum Photo courtesy of Peter O'Byrne, Dr. E.F. de Vogel and Jaap Vermeulen and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website. and Flora Malesiana Vol III

Part Shade Cool Fall

Common Name or Meaning The ? Dendrobium

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Sulawesi and the Philippines? at elevations around 1100 meters as a small to medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with flattened, erect to spreading canes carrying many, ovate-lanceolate, to ovate-triangular, sickle-shaped leaves that blooms in the fall on a short, many flowered inflorescence arising terminally and laterally from along the stems.

Synonyms Aporum thysanophorum (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Lindleyana Vol 17 No 1 2002; Flora Malesiana Orchids of the Philippines Vol I Agoo, Shuiteman and de Vogel 2003;