Dendrobium trichostomum Rchb.f. ex Oliv. 1875 SECTION Calyptrochilus Photo by Copyright © W C Schraut and Orchids and More Website

Another Flower Photo courtesy of André Schuiteman, Dr. E.F. de Vogel and Jaap Vermeulen and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website. and Flora Malesiana Vol III

Part Sun warm Winter Spring Summer Fall

Common Name or Meaning The Wreath of Hair Dendrobium [refers to the lip]

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in New Guinea in hill forests at elevations of 500 to 900 meters meters as a small to medium sized, warm growing epiphyte with crowded, erect, slender, quadrangular in cross-section stems carrying many, erect, lanceolate to lanceolate-oblong, acuminate, papyraceous leaves that blooms at most any time of the year on a racemose, short, 6 to 12 flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, shorter than the ovary, acuminate, glabrous, membraneaceous floral bracts carrying both resupinate and non resupinate flowers

Synonyms Callista trichostoma (Rchb.f. ex Oliv.) Kuntze 1891; Chromatotriccum salmoneum (Schltr.) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 2002; Chromatotriccum trichostomum (Rchb.f. ex Oliv.) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 2002; Dendrobium oreogenum Schltr. 1905; Dendrobium salmoneum Schltr. 1905; Pedilonum oreogenum (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983; Pedilonum salmoneum (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983; Pedilonum trichostomum (Rchb.f. ex Oliv.) Rauschert 1983;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910; Neue Orchideen Papuasiens J J Smith 1934; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlecter 1985; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996 as D salmoneum; Orchid Species Culture, Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Orchid Australia Vol 11 No 3 1999 photo as D oreogenum; Flora Malesiana Orchids of New Guinea Vol II Shuiteman and de Vogel 2002