Dendrobium vesiculosum M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 1996 SECTION Dendrobium

Plant and Flowers Photo by Peter O'Byrne and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria

Part shade Warm Winter Spring Summer Fall

Common Name The Blistered Dendrobium

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in New Guinea in disturbed rainforests at elevations around 500 to 690 meters as a small to medium sized, warm growing epiphyte with stems carrying to 8, deciduous, leaves grouped in the apical 1/3 of the stem that blooms at most any time of the year on several, lateral, 1 to 3 flowered inflorescence arising on the leafless pseudobulbs and carrying flowers that last about 5 to 10 days.

CAUTION I have no way of verifying this determination so please use with caution


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Dendrobium and its Relatives Lavarack, Harris and Stocker 2000 photo good