Dendrobium aliciae Ames & Quisumb. 1933 publ. 1934

TYPE Flower Disecction

TYPE Photos TYPE Drawing/photo by Quisumbing & Ames

Cool

Common Name Alicia's Dendrobium [Miss Day Philippine Orchid Grower 1900's]

Flower Size

Found in the Philippines as a large sized, cool growing epiphyte with numerous, simple, pendulous, smooth, terete stems carrying linear, narrowing to the tips, unequall apically, papery leaves that blooms in the spring on axilalry, peduncles [1.3 to 1.8 cm] long, rachis very short, 2 flowered inflorescence with oblong bracts and carrying ephemeral, fugaceous flowers.

Synonyms Grastidium aliciae (Ames & Quisumb.) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 1997

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Complete Writings on Philippine Orchids Vol 1 Quisumbing 1981 drawing/photo fide;

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