Dendrobium lunatum Lindl. 1858 SECTION Aporum Photos by N T Gerald and The Flickr Orchid Photo Website

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Common Name The Lunate Dendrobium [refers to the lip]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Palawan Philippines at eelvations of sea level to 1650 meters as a hot to cool growing epiphyte with rigid, pendulous, flattened stems carriong dark green, lanceolate, flattened leaves that blooms in the later spring and earlier summer on up to 11, arising from the upper nodes from the cushions of fiberous scales oposite the rudementary leaves, few flowered inflorescence.

CAUTION I have no way of personally verifying this determination So please use with caution!

Synonyms Aporum lunatum (Lindl.) M.A.Clem. 2003; Callista lunata (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Das Pflanzenreich Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910; Orchidiana Philippiana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Dendrobium and its Relatives Lavarack, Harris and Stocker 2000;

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