Dendrobium bukidnonense Ames & Quisumb. 1936 SECTION Crumenata

Side View of Flower

Plant and Flower Photos by Ronnie Boos and RVO's Orchid Talk Website

FragrancePart sun WarmSpring

Common Name The Bukidnon Province Dendrobium

Flower Size .78" [1.9 cm]

Found in the Philippines often in full sun, at elevations up to 800 meters as a medium sized, warm growing epiphyte with clustered, ovoid, wrinkled, to 2" [5 cm] long, topped by 14" [35 cm] long leafy stems carrying lanceolate, obtuse, erect to arching, thin textured, basally sheathing the stems leaves that blooms in the spring on an axillary, short, single flowered inflorescence and carrying slightly fragrant flowers.

Synonyms Ceraia bukidnonensis (Ames & Quisumb.) M.A.Clem. 2003

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Complete Writings on Philippine Orchids Vol 1 Quisumbing 1981 drawing/photo fide; Orchidiana Philippiana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Philippine Native Orchid Spceies Cootes 2009 photo fide; A Guide to the Dendrobium of the Philippines Cootes & Tiong 2015 photo fide;