Dendrobium auriculatum Ames & Quisumb. 1932 SECTION Calytrochilus Photo by Copyright W C Schraut and Orchids and More Website

Another Angle Photo courtesy of Peter O'Byrne, Dr. E.F. de Vogel and Jaap Vermeulen and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website. and Flora Malesiana Vol III

Another Flower Photo courtesy of Danny Lentz plant grown by Atlanta Botanical Garden

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Common Name The Eared Dendrobium

Flower Size 2.4" [6 cm]

Found as a large sized, warm growing epiphyte or lithophyte in the Philippines at elevations of 900 to 1000 meters with a smooth, greenish yellow stem carrying many, linear-lanceolate leaves around the lower portion of the stem that blooms in the summer and winter on a terminal, short, single flowered inflorescence with showy flowers arising close on a leafless cane.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidiana Philipiniana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984;; Orchid Species Culture; Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Australian Orchid Review Vol 65 No 6 2000 photo; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Dendrobium and their Relatives Lavarack, Harris and Stocker 2000 photo fide; The Orchids of the Philippines Cootes 2001 photo fide; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 1 O'Byrne 2001 photo fide; Flora Malesiana Orchids of the Philippines Vol I Agoo, Shuiteman and de Vogel 2003; The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006 photo fide; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2009 photo fide; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 6 2010 photo fide

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