Dendrobium finniganense D.L.Jones 1992 SECTION Dendrcoryne Photo by Ron Parsons


Common Name The Mt Finnigan Dendrobium [Mountain in northern Queensland] - In Australia The Mount Finnigan Cane Orchid

Flower Size 1 to 1.3" [2.5 to 3.4 cm]

Found in Queensland Australia in open, exposed locations in and around rocks and boulders at elevations around 1100 meters as a small to just medium sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial or lithophyte with pale green to yellow, basally swollen, 3 to 7 noded stems carrying 1 to 3, apical, dark green, elliptical leaves that blooms in the later spring and early summer on a short, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence carrying fragrant flowers

Synonyms Thelychiton finniganensis (D.L.Jones) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 2002

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol 32 No 8 1963 photo; AOS Bulletin Vol 28 No 9 1966 photo; AOS Bulletin Vol 35 No 4 1966; AOS Bulletin Vol 61 No 4/348/53 1992 photo; Orchid Species Culture; Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Dendrobium and its Relatives Lavarack, Harris and Stocker 2000 photo fide; Australian Orchid Review Vol 71 No 2 2006 photo; Australian Orchid Review Vol 71 No 1 2006 photo; Australian Orchid Review Vol 71 No 5 2006 photo; The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006 photo fide; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 as Thelychiton finniganensis photo fide