Dendrobium gobiense Schltr. 1912 SECTION Amblyanthus Schlechter 1905 Type drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part ShadeHot LATERFall EARLYWinter

Common Name The Gobi Dendrobium [A town on the Waria River New Guinea]

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea on trees in forests at elevations around 350 meters as a large sized, hot growing epiphyte with a short rhizome giving rise to simple, densely leafy stems carrying erect-patent to subpatent, oblong-elliptic, obliquely acuminate leaves that blooms in the later fall and early winter on a very short, subsessile, 4 to 6 flowered inflorescence.

Schlechter states that the flowers are yellow externally, white inside, the lip with orange red crests and brown red pads

Synonyms Amblyanthe gobiensis (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913 drawing fide;

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