Dendrobium viridiflorum F.M.Bailey 1898 SECTION Brevisaccata Photo courtesy of André Schuiteman, Dr. E.F. de Vogel and Jaap Vermeulen and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website

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Another Angle Photos by © Art Vogel

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Common Name or Meaning The Green Flowered Dendrobium

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in the Moluccas, New Guinea and the Solomon Islands as a miniature sized epiphyte with yellow canes carrying many, linear leaves that blooms in the fall on very short, single flowered inflorescence arising all along the stem carrying successively opening flowers

Synonyms Dendrobium ansusanum Schltr. 1911; Dendrobium zippelii J.J.Sm. 1904; Eria anonoensis Kraenzl. 1910; Trachyrhizum ansusanum (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983; Trachyrhizum zippelii (J.J.Sm.) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910; Neue Orchideen Papuasiens J J Smith 1934 as D zippeliiOrchid Species Culture, Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Orchid Species Culture, Dendrobium Bakers 1996 as D zippeliiOasis Vol 1 No 4 2000; Lindleyana Vol 17 No 1 2002; Flora Malesiana Orchids of New Guinea Vol II Shuiteman and de Vogel 2002