Dendrobium philippinense Ames 1914 SECTION Crumenata Photo by David Banks, courtesy of Dr. E.F. de Vogel and Jaap Vermeulen and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website. and Flora Malesiana Vol III

Lip detail Photo by Ronny Boos and The Wikipedia Website

Fragrance Part Shade Warm Spring

Common Name or Meaning The Philippine Dendrobium

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in the Philippines at low elevations as a miniature to medium sized, hot growing epiphyte with slender, spindle shaped, basally swollen stems carrying many, needle-like, persistent leaves that blooms in the winter and spring on a single flowered inflorescence arising from the leafless apex of the stem and carrying flowers that are fragrant in the morning

Synonyms Ceraia philippinensis (Ames) M.A.Clem. 2003

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Complete Writings on Philippine Orchids Vol 1 Quisumbing 1981; Orchidiana Philipiniana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996, Dendrobium and its 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; A Guide to the Dendrobium of the Philippines Cootes and Tiong 2015 photo fide;