Dendrobium beamanianum J.J.Wood & A.L.Lamb 1993 SECTION Conostalix Kraenzl. 1910 TYPE Drawing by J J Wood 1997

Part shade Cool Summer

Common Name The Beaman's Dendrobium [American Botanist [died 2015], wife and son in Borneo current]

Flower Size 1 to 1.12" [2.5 to 2.8 cm]

Found in Sabah Borneo in lower montane forests at elevations of 1200 to 1700 meters as a small to medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with an erect to spreading stem carrying many, linear-ligulate, acutely unequally bilobed, densely black hirsute sheaths the lowermost becooming glabrous leaves that blooms in the summer on an emerging from th below the top of the leaf sheath opposite the blade, .2 to .6" [.5 to 1.5 cm] long, usually successively single, 2 flowered inflorescence with triangular-ovate, acute, yellowish as long as to slightly shorter than the ovary floral bracts and carrying non-resupinate flowers with pale brown to pale creamy yellow sepals with pale orange to orange brown veins, pale brown to creamy yellow petals a pale yellow to pale brown lip with a white keel and brownish yellow epichile and a pale green column. .


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Plants of Mt Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman & Beaman 1993 drawing fide; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; Orchids of Borneo Vol 3 Wood 1997 drawing fide;