Dendrobium elineae (Calaramo, Naive, Cootes, H.Nuytemans & J.C.Martyr) Naive & Calaramo 2019 SECTION Fugacia

Photo by The Northwestern University Ecological Park Facebook page

Part shade Hot Warm LATE Summer

Common Name Elina's Dendrobium [Philippine Daughter of the 4th author H.Nuytemans current]

Flower Size 1.04 to 1.2" [2.6 to 3 cm]

Found in the Philippines on Luzon in evergreen wet forests at elevations around 400 to 700 meters as a medium sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with semi-erect, decumbent to pendent, basally slender, becoming stout in the mid section, 7 to 8 internoded with the internodes swollen, becoming longitudianlly ridged with age pseudobulbs enveloped by papery bracts up to the base of the 2 to 5, alternate, thick, subcoriaceous, glabrous, elliptic to narrowly elongated, margin entire, acute apically, midvein sunken on the adaxial side, distinctly raised on the abaxial surface, bright green, slightly conduplicate into the sessile base leaf leaves that blooms in the summer on a pendulous, short lives, single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Euphlebium elineae Calaramo, Naive, Cootes, H.Nuytemans & J.C.Martyr 2017

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; OrchideenJ. 24 [4]: 165 Calaramo, Naive, Cootes, H.Nuytemans & J.C.Martyr 2017 as Euphlebium elineae photo/drawing fide; *Lankesteriana 19(1). Naive & Calaramo 2019