Dendrobium kruiense J.J.Sm. 1926 SECTION Calcarifera Photo by Peter O'Byrne and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Sun Hot Warm Summer

Common Name The Krui Dendrobium [A town in southeastern Sumatra]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in southeastern Sumatra in montane and secondary forests as a medium sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with clustered, grooved, terete stems carrying narrow, purple beneath in youth, deciduous leaves that blooms in the summer on short, descending, single to 2 flowered inflorescence arising on leafless stems

Synonyms Eurycaulis kruiensis (J.J.Sm.) M.A.Clem. 2003

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 1 O'Byrne 2001 photo fide;

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