Dendrobium bilobulatum Seidenf. 1985 SECTION Aporum

Plant and Flower Photos courtesy of Manorot Tangsaveepha Copyright , and the Butterfly and Orchids Photo Gallery

Common Name The Two Small Lobed Dendrobium

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Thailand and Vietnam at elevations of 10 to 1500 meters as a medium sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte with often branching, downward turning but not pendant canes carrying many triangular, distichous, textured leaves held at a 40 degree angle to the cane and are all in one plane and blooms on a very short, single flowered inflorescence arsing from both young leafy and older leafless canes. and blooms in the winter on .3" [.8 cm] long, 1 to 3 flowered inflorescence with the flowers arising opposite the leaves and do not open fully.

Synonyms Aporum bilobulatum (Seidenf.) M.A.Clem. 2003

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen lieferung 11 Schlechter/Brieger 1981 as Flickingeria bilobulatum not; Orchid Species Culture; Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Dendrobium and their Relatives Lavarack, Harris and Stocker 2000 photo fide; A Field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2001 photo good; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo good; The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006 photo fide

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