Dendrobium lamelluliferum J.J.Sm. 1927 SECTION Crumenata

Another Photo Photos by J.B. Comber and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shadeCool Cold Spring and Fall

Common Name The Small Lamina Dendrobium [refers tothe small lamellate callus on the lip]

Flower Size .24" [.6 cm]

Found in Borneo in lower montane, mossy forests at elevations of 1200 to 2300 meters as a small sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with slender, flattened, swollen above the base to form a small elliptic pseudobulb then slender again above, yellow green to brown ribbed stems carrying 9 to 12, lanceolate leaves that blooms in the spring and fall on a short to .8" [to 2 cm] long, few flowered inflorescence arising from the nodes towards the apex of the stem and carrying successively or not opening flowers

J J Wood puts together this group of related species, D lamelluliferum, D alabense, D kurashigei, D lumakuense, D pseudokurashigei and D puberulingue which may all be different or a widely variable species. More research needs to be done to address this confusing group.

Synonyms Ceraia lamellulifera (J.J.Sm.) M.A.Clem. 2003

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Plants of Mt Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood Beaman & Beaman 1993; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Orchids of Sarawak Beaman, Wood, Beaman & Beaman 2001; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 photo fide; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 10 2012; Dendrobium of Borneo Wood 2014 photo/drawing fide