Dendrobium brillianum Ormerod & Cavestro 2005SECTION Latouria

Lip Detail

Flower disectionDrawings by J J Smith courtesy of The Orchids of New Guinea Website

Part shade HotWarm

Common Name Fleischer's Dendrobium [Dutch Original Cultivator of species 1900's]

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

Found in Papua New Guinea probably in lowland forests as a hot to warm growing epiphyte without stem preserved yet carrying leathery, ovate-oblong, obtuse and obliquely bilobed apically leaves that blooms on a peduncle that is 4 to 4.4" [10 to 11 cm] long, rachis [6.5 to 16 cm] long, 9 to 22 flowered inflorescence with concave, 5 angled, acute, as long as the pedicel floral bracts

Synonyms Dendrobium kolposense (M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones) J.M.H.Shaw 2014; Dendrobium odoardii non Kraenzl.: J.J. Sm. 1929; Durabaculum kolposense M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 2002

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol 51 #3 1982 as D odoardii drawing fide; Orchidophile (Asnières) 165 Ormerod & Cavestro 2005 drawing fide;