Dendrobium verruciferum Rchb.f. 1876 SECTION Macrocladium

Another Flower


Plant and Flowers Photos by Edouard Faria

part sunHot Warm Spring

Common Name The Wart Carrying Dendrobium

Flower Size 1.6 to 2" [4 to 5 cm]

Found in New Caledonia in low forests, damaged scrublands and occasionally dense forests at elevations of sea level to 500 [900] meters as a medium to giant sized, hot to warm growing terrestrial with long, slender stems carrying terete, acute, unequally bilobed apically, alternate leaves held in the apical 1/3 of the stem that blooms in the spring on a short, single to 2 flowered inflorescence arising from the upper nodes

Synonyms Cannaeorchis verrucifera (Rchb.f.) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 1997 publ. 1998

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910 drawing ok; Flore de la Nouvelle-Caledonie et Dependences Vol 8 Orchidaceae Halle 1977 drawing fide; Native Orchids of New Caledonia Societie Neo-Caledonienne D' Orchidophile 1995 photo fide; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Dendrobium and its Relatives Lavarack, Harris and Stocker 2000 as Cananaeorchis verruciferum photo fide; The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006 photo fide; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 6 Epidendroidee Pt 3 Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmussen 2014 drawing/photo fide;