Dendrobium niveobarbatum Cootes 2008 SECTION Crumenata

Plant Photos by Jim Cootes and The Swiss Orchid Foundation a the JanyRenz Herbaria Website

Part Shade Hot Warm

Common Name or Meaning The White Bearded Dendrobium [refers to the lip]

Flower Size .48" [1.2 cm]

Found in the Philippines at elevations around 500 meters as a large sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with pendulous, flattened, non branching stems carrying laterally flattened, lanceolate, plain green or suffused with purple leaves that blooms on a short, single flowered inflorescence arising from the leafless tips of the stem and carrying non-fragrant flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2009 photo fide; A Guide to the Dendrobium of the Philippines Cootes and Tiong 2015 photo fide;