Dendrobium dichroma Schlechter 1912 SECTION Calyptrochilus

Another Angle Photos by G Kennedy and P J Cribb and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

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Common Name The Two Colored Dendrobium

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea on trees in highland forest of the Bismark range at eleavations around 1500 to 2000 meters as a medium sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with elongate, flexuous, glabrous stems carrying many, erect-patent, linear to lanceolate-linear, acute, glabrous leaves that blooms in the fall on short, densely 10 to 20 flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, acuminate floral bracts.

Synonyms Chromatotriccum dichroma (Schltr.) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 2002; Pedilonum dichroma (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912 drawing good; Neue Orchideen Papuasiens J J Smith 1934; Orchid Species Culture; Dendrobium Bakers 1996;

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