Dendrobium integrum Schltr. 1912 SECTION Monanthos Schlechter 1905 Type Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade Cool Spring

Common Name The Entire Dendrobium [refers to the entire lip without divisions]

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 1800 meters as a medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with a very short rhizome giving rise to simple, glabrous, compressed, densely leafy stems carrying erect, glabrous, rigid, linear to lanceolate-linear, margins somewhat involute, acute leaves that blooms in the spring on an axillary, short, single flowered inflorescence carrying a non-resupinate flower.

Schlechter states that the flowers are golden yellow and the column is dark red.

Synonyms Monanthos integer (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912 Drawing fide; Dendrobium and its Relatives Lavarack, Harris and Stocker 2000 photo good

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