Dendrobium cymbulipes J.J.Sm. 1927 SECTION Crumenata Photo by Eric Hunt

Front View of Flower Photo by Epicphals and his Flickr Photo Website

Common Name The Boat-Shaped Column Dendrobium [refers to the lip]

Flower Size .7 to .8" [1.8 to 2 cm]

Found in Borneo in hill, lower and upper montane forests at elevations of 700 to 2400 meters as a medium sized, warm to cold growing epiphyte with swollen above the base, many angled, branching stems carrying many, papery, linear-lanceolate, folded, slightly basally twisted, acuminately bidentate apically leaves that blooms in the spring on a short, few flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Aporum cymbulipes (J.J.Sm.) Rauschert 1983; Ceraia cymbulipes (J.J.Sm.) M.A.Clem. 2003

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Plants of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Orchids Wood Beaman & Beaman 1993 photo fide; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; Orchid Species Culture; Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Dendrobium and their Relatives Lavarack, Harris and Stocker 2000 photo fide; Orchids of Sarawak Beaman, Wood, Beaman & Beaman 2001 photo fide; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 drawing fide/photo fide; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 9 2012 photo fide; A Guide to the Dendrobium of Borneo Wood 2013 photo fide; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 10 2012 photo fide; Dendrobium of Borneo Wood 2014 photo/drawing fide