Dendrobium atropurpureum (Blume) Miq. 1859 SECTION Oxystophyllum

Drawing by Blume.

Common Name The Dark Purple Dendrobium

Flower Size

Found in Myanmar, Malaysia, Java, the Moluccas, Sulawesi and New Guinea as a mini-miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with fleshy, overlapping, slightly curved leaves that blooms on short, single flowered inflorescence carrying thick, fleshy, dark claret to maroon, short-lived flowers

Synonyms *Oxystophyllum atropurpureum Blume 1849

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Materials For a Flora of the Malayan Penninsula Part 1 Ridley 1907; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Baker 1996;

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