Dendrobium convexipes J.J.Sm. 1929 SECTION Calyptrochilus Photo by Philip Cribb and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Plant and Flowers in situ New Guinea Photo by Paul Noben

Part shade Cold

Common Name The Bent Outwards ? Dendrobium

Flower Size .92" [2.3 cm] long

Found in New Guinea on ridges in low mossy forests at elevations around 2000 to 2400 meters as a medium sized, cold growing epiphyte with leafy stems carrying ovate to lanceolate, shiny green to greenish violet above, apparently deciduous leaves that blooms on 1 to 2, .92" [2.3 cm] long, 3 to 6 flowered inflorescence arising on leafy and leafless canes.

Year round water and fertilizer, good air circulation and moderate light will insure a happy orchid

Synonyms Chromatotriccum convexipes (J.J.Sm.) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 2002

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Dendrobium and their Relatives Lavarack, Harris and Stocker 2000 photo fide;

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