Dendrobium obtusum Schltr. 1905 SECTION Pedilonum Photo by Wolfgang Bandisch and the Orchids of New Guinea Website

Part ShadeCool Fall

Common Name or Meaning The Obtuse Dendrobium

Flower Size 1/2" [1.25 cm]

Found in New Guinea and the Solomon Islands at elevations around 1100 to 1300 meters as a medium to large sized, cool growing epiphyte with sparsely branched stems carrying many, lanceolate, to oblong, smooth, flexible leaves that blooms in the fall on a short, 12 to 18 flowered inflorescence arising from the nodes all along the stem

Synonyms Coelandria chrysoglossa (Schltr.) M.A.Clem. 2003; Coelandria concavissima (J.J.Sm.) M.A.Clem. 2003; Coelandria fornicata (Schltr.) M.A.Clem. 2003; Coelandria obtusa (Schltr.) M.A.Clem. 2003; Dendrobium chrysoglossum Schltr. 1912; Dendrobium concavissimum J.J.Sm. 1911; Dendrobium fornicatum Schltr. 1912; Dendrobium lauterbachianum A.D.Hawkes 1966; Dendrobium rhodobotrys Ridl. 1916; Pedilonum chrysoglossum (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983; Pedilonum concavissimum (J.J.Sm.) Rauschert 1983; Pedilonum fornicatum (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983; Pedilonum obtusum (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983; Pedilonum rhodobotrys (Ridl.) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912/85; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1914/85 as D chrysoglossum drawing fide; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1914/85 as D fornicatum drawing fide; Neue Orchideen Papuasiens J J Smith 1934 as D concavissimum; Neue Orchideen Papuasiens J J Smith 1934 as D chrysoglossum; The Orchids of Papua New Guinea An Introduction Millar 1978 as D chrysoglossum photo fide; The Orchids of the Solomon Islands and Bougainville Lewis & Cribb 1991 as D concavissimum; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996 as D chloroglossum; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996 as D concavissimum; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996 as Dendrobium lauterbachianum; Orchid Species Culture, Dendrobium Bakers 1996 as D rhodobotrys; Dendrobium and its Relatives Lavarack, Harris and Stocker 2000 as D concavissimum photo ok;

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