Dendrobium calceolum Roxb. 1832 SECTION Crumenata

TYPE Drawing by J J Smith and The Swiss Orchid Foundation a tthe Jany Renz Herbaria WebPage

Part sun Cool LATE Summer EARLIER Fall

Common Name The Small Shoe Carrying Dendrobium

Flower Size

Found in the Moluccas on Ambon and Seram Islands at elevations of sea level to 200 meters as a medium sized, hot growing epiphyte with long, straight stems carrying widely spaced, decidous leaves taht blooms in the late summer and earlier fall on short, single flowered inflorescence arising from the apex and along the leafless stem and carry yellow to dull orange flowers with red streaks or veins on the lip.

Synonyms Aporum calceolum (Roxb.) Rauschert 1983; Aporum roxburghii Griff. 1845; Ceraia calceola (Roxb.) M.A.Clem. 2003; Dendrobium roxburghii (Griff.) Lindl. 1858

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996 as D roxburghii;