Dendrobium candidissimum Cavestro & J.Champ. 2018 SECTION Grastidium TYPE Photo by Jeffery Champion and Dr. William Cavestro and The Research gate Website


Common Name The Whitest Dendrobium

Flower Size 1.8" to 2" [4.5 to 5 cm]

Found in western Sulawesi at elevations around 1400 meters as a large sized, cool growing epiphyte with clustered, elongate, slender, cylindric, green in youth, purple to brown with gae pseudobulbs carrying glabrous, glossy, slightly rugose above, smooth and dull beneath, linear-oblong, bilobed apically, leaves that blooms in the spring on a lateral, peduncle provided with several, imbricating scale bracts very short, 2 flowered inflorescence with yellow oblong floral bracts and carrying resupinate or not, simultaneously opening flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Die Orchidee 4(16), Cavestro & Champion 2018 photo/drawing fide; Orchid Digest Vol 83 #1 2019 photo fide;