Dendrobium laterale L.O.Williams 1941

Another Angle

Side View of Flower

Plant and Flower Photos by Egon Krosgaard

Common Name The Lateral Dendrobium [refers to the lateral inflorescence]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in western Myanmar in montane forests at elevations of 1700 to 2320 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool to cold growing, mat forming epiphyte with ovoid pseudobulbs enveloped by membraneous, evenescent sheaths and carrying unknown leaves that blooms in the spring on a basal, arising on newer leafless pseudobulbs, .6" [1.5 cm] long, 1 to few flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Baker's 1996;