Dendrobium subulatoides Schltr. 1911 SECTION Aporum

TYPE Drawing by © Schlechter

Part shade Hot Cool Summer

Common Name or Meaning The Almost Terete Dendrobium

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Sarawak and Sabah Borneo at elevations of sea level to 1100 meters as a miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with cylindrical, sometimes curved, densely leafy stems carrying many, oblong, somewhat sickle shaped, smooth, leathery, folded leaves that blooms in the summer on short, widely spaced, towards the apex of leafless stems, single flowered inflorescence carrying flowers that are white with brownish markings

Synonyms Aporum subulatoides (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Plants of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Orchids Wood Beaman & Beaman 1993 as D cf subulatoides; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Orchids of Sarawak Beaman, Wood & Beaman etal 2001; Hainan Island Wild Orchid illustrations 2005 photo fide; The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006 photo not!; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; The Atlas of Wild Orchids in Hainan Island, China Shenyan and Junmei 2010 photo fide; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011; Dendrobium of Borneo Wood 2014 drawing fide