Dendrobium linearifolium Teijsm. & Binn. 1862 SECTION Crumenata

Side View of Flower Photos by J B Comber and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Inflorescence Photo by Eric Hunt and his Orchid Species Photo Website

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Common Name The Linear Leafed Dendrobium

Flower Size .7" [1.8 cm]

Found in Sumatra, Java and Bali on roadside trees in almost full sun at elevations of 700 to 1800 meters as a large sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a basally swollen stem carrying many linear, obtuse and faintly bilobed leaves and blooms on a short, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence arising all along the stem and carrying short-lived flowers

Synonyms Ceraia linearifolia (Teijsm. & Binn.) M.A.Clem. 2003; Dendrobium gracile Kranzl. 1910

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Von Java J.J.Sm. 1905; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren Atlas J.J.Smith 1908 drawing fide; Contributions to the Knowledge of the Orchid Flora of Sumatra Schlechter 1911; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915 photo fide; Die Orchideen 2 Auflage Schlechter 1927 photo fide; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965; Orchids of Java Comber 1990 photo fide; Orchid Species Culture, Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001 photo fide; The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006 photo fide; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 5 2010 photo fide; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 6 2010 photo fide

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