Dendrobium gerlandianum Kraenzl. 1909 SECTION Crumenata

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Common Name The Erlangen Dendrobium [German Botanical Garden]

Flower Size 1 3/4" [2 cm]

Found in the Philippines on Luzon Island as a miniature, hot to warm growing epiphyte, lithophyte or terrestrial with basally swollen and slender above stems carrying a few, terete leaves which blooms on a short, one to two flowered inflorescence arising from the apical leaf axils with a single flower occuring in the winter.

A slight, short, winter rest from water and fertilizer is beneficial for the winter blooming

Synonyms Ceraia gerlandiana (Kraenzl.) M.A.Clem. 2003

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910; Orchidiana Philipiniana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984; Orchid Species Culture; Dendrobium Bakers 1996; The Orchids of the Philippines Cootes 2001 photo fide; Flora Malesiana Orchids of the Philippines Vol I Agoo, Shuiteman and de Vogel 2003; The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 88 #10 2019 photo fide;