Dendrobium heokhuii O'Byrne & Vermuellen 2006 SECTION Crumenata Photo courtesy of © André Schuiteman, Dr. E.F. de Vogel and Jaap Vermeulen © and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website

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Common Name Tan Heok Hui's Dendrobium [Botany Professor at Singapore University current]

Flower Size .4 to .48" [1 to 1.2 cm] wide

Found in penninsular Malaysia and Borneo in riverine forests usually near water at elevations of sealevel to 90 meters as a medium sized, hot growing epiphyte with clustered, erect to spreading to descending, usually simple, slender, wiry, leafy to apex, fusiform to ellipsoid, dull olive green, pseudobulb formed from 1 to 2 nodes, upper wiry part of stem cylindrical, slightly compressed, boadening slightly at the apex of the stem and carrying subterete, grooved on the upper surface, needle like apically, coriaceous, emerald green, spreading , often decurved leaves that blooms on a subterminal to lateral, opposite a leaf from the apical nodes, successively single flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Dendrobium of Borneo Wood 2014 photo/drawing fide