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

Part Shade Warm Cool LATESummer EARLYFall

Common Name The Kani Dendrobium [A mountain range of New Guinea]

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 1000 meters as a medium sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a short rhizome giving rise to simple, fleshy, densely leaved stems carrying many, erect-patent, glabrous, lanceolate, acute, unequally bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the late summer and early fall on a subsessile, capituliform, densely 4 to 6 flowered inflorescence with oval, obtuse bracts

Schlechter states that the flowers are yellowish on the outside, white internally and the lip is golden yellow in the center.

Synonyms Amblyanthe kaniensis (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983

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

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