Dendrobium fleischeri J.J.Sm. 1913 SECTION SpatulataPhoto by The Orchids of New Guinea Website

Drawing based on J J SmithDr Claire Russel Ossian

FragrancePart shade HotWarm Winter Spring

Common Name Fleischer's Dendrobium [Dutch Original Cultivator of species 1900's]

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

Found in southern New Guinea as a large sized, hot to warm growing, natural hybrid between D antennatum and D biggibum with elongate, leafy stems carrying lanceolate, with a pair of minute points apically leaves that blooms in the winter and spring on axillary to subapical, erect, racemose, to 5.6" [14 cm] long, to 9 flowered inflorescence carrying color variable flowers

Synonyms Vappodes fleischeri (J.J.Sm.) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 2002

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol 51 No 4 1982 drawing fide;