Dendrobium odoratum Schltr. 1910 SECTION Crumenata

Plant and Flowers Photos by Peter O'Byrne and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

FragrancePart Sun HotWinter Spring Summer Fall

Common Name The Fragrant Dendrobium

Flower Size 1.2" to 1.6" [ 3 to 4 cm]

Found in northern Sulawesi at elevations of 100 to 800 meters as a large sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with robust, erect, wiry, grooved, disticnctly basally swollen stems carrying many oblong, smooth, leathery leaves that blooms in the later fall through summer on several, short, single flowered inflorescence arising on the leafless apical portion of the stem and carrying fragrant flowers

Synonyms Aporum odoratum (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983; Ceraia odorata (Schltr.) M.A.Clem. 2003

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 1 O'Byrne 2001 photo fide;