Dendrobium cucullitepalum J.J.Sm. 1928 SECTION Grastidium

TYPE Drawing by J J Smith and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria WebPage

Part shade Hot

Common Name The Cowl Carrying Dendrobium

Flower Size

Found on Ambon island within in the Moluccas near sea level as a giant sized, hot growing epiphyte with non-branching stems carrying many lanceolate leaves that blooms on short, all along the stem, 2 flowered inflorescence with yellow flowers with a black lip.

Synonyms Grastidium cucullitepalum (J.J.Sm.) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Baker 1996