Dendrobium compressimentum J.J.Sm. 1928 SECTION Calcarifera Photo by Cs California and his Orchids Wiki Photo Website

Full Shade Cool LATEWinter and again Summer

Common Name or Meaning The Compressed Mentum Dendrobium

Flower Size 1.4 [3.5 cm] long

Found in Sumatra and Borneo in montane forests at elevations of 1400 to 1800 meters as a small to medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with close set, unbranched, slightly zig-zag at the narrower apex canes carrying many, lanceolate to ovate-lanceolate, somewhat basally twisted, apically gradually narrowed to acuminate leaves that blooms in the late winter and mid summer on a very short, towards the apex, single flowered inflorescence

CAUTION I have no way of verifying this determination so please use with caution.

Synonyms Aporum compressimentum (J.J.Sm.) Rauschert 1983; Eurycaulis compressimentus (J.J.Sm.) M.A.Clem. 2003

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Orchids of Sumatra J B Comber 2001; Orchids of Sarawak Beaman, Wood, Beaman & Beaman 2001; Dendrobium of Borneo Wood 2014 drawing

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