Dendrobium escritorii Ames 1915 SECTION Crumenata Photo by Jim Cootes and Phyto Images Website

Part sunHot Spring

Common Name Escritor's Dendrobium [Philippine collector of type 1900's]

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Luzon the Philippines at elevations of 30 to 150 meters as a medium sized, hot growing epiphyte with erect to semi-pendulous, flattened, non-branching stems carrying 2 ranked, fleshy, laterally flattened, lanceolate leaves that blooms in the spring on a 1 to rarely 2 flowered inflorescence arising on the upper leafless part of the stem.

Synonyms Aporum escritorii (Ames) M.A.Clem. 2003; Ceraia escritorii (Ames) Suárez 2010

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidiana Philippiana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984; Orchid Species Culture; Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2009 photo fide; A Guide to the Dendrobium of the Philippines Cootes & Tiong 2015 photo fide