Dendrobium woluense J.J.Sm. 1928 SECTION Pedilonum TYPE Drawing by J J Smith and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part sun Cool LATE Spring

Common Name The Mt Woloe Dendrobium [A mountain in southern Seram Island]

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found on southern Seran Island within the Moluccas at elevations around 1700 to 2000 meters as a medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with clustered, branching canes carrying many, ovate-lanceolate, rigidly papery, deciduous, graduating smaller towards the apex leaves, nearly erect leaves that blooms in the late spring on an erect to suberect, short, arising on leafless stems, 3 flowered inflorescence carrying flowers with red tepals and a white fringed lip.

Synonyms Chromatotriccum woluense (J.J.Sm.) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 2002; Pedilonum woluense (J.J.Sm.) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996