Dendrobium gracile (Blume) Lindl. 1830 SECTION Crumenata

Another Angle

Side View of Flower

Plant in situ Photos by Jeffery Champion and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Plant in situ Flower Photo by J B Comber and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name The Graceful Dendrobium

Flower Size 1/2" [1.25 cm]

Found in Java, Sumatra and Borneo in lower montane mossy forests at elevations of 1200 to 1700 meters as a medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with pendent, basally globose, thin, elongate stems carrying spreading, linear to almost terete, channeled on upper side, decreasing in size towards the apex leaves that blooms in the spring on an apical, very short, successively single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Aporum gracile (Blume) Brieger 1981; Callista gracilis (Blume) Kuntze 1891; Ceraia gedeana (J.J.Sm.) M.A.Clem. 2003; Ceraia gracilis (Blume) M.A.Clem. 2003; Dendrobium gedeanum J.J.Sm. 1907; *Onychium gracile Blume 1825;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Materials For a Flora of the Malayan Penninsula Part 1 Ridley 1907; Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910 drawing good; Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910 as D gedeanum; Die Orchideen Von Java J.J.Sm. 1905; Die Orchideen lieferung 11 Schlechter/Brieger 1981 as Aporum gracile; Orchids of Java Comber 1990 fide; The Plants of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Orchids Wood Beaman & Beaman 1993; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; Orchid Species Culture; Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Dendrobium and its Relatives Lavarack, Harris and Stocker 2000 photo fide; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001 photo fide; Orchids of Sarawak Beaman, Wood, Beaman & Beaman 2002; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011; Dendrobium of Borneo Wood 2014 photo/drawing fide

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