Dendrobium polytrichum Ames 1907 SECTION Crumenata

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Fragrance Part Sun HotWarm SpringFall

Common Name or Meaning The Many Haired Dendrobium

Flower Size 1 to 2" [2.5 to 5 cm]

Found in the Philippines in humid forests at elevations of 300 to 800 meters as a small to medium sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with basally thickened, uppermost terete stems carrying several, terete leaves that blooms in the spring and fall on a successively single, few flowered inflorescence arising on leafless canes and carrying fragrant flowers

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

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Fascile 2 Ames 1908; Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910 Orchidiana Philipiniana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Dendrobium and its Relatives Lavarack, Harris and Stocker 2000; Orchid Australia Vol 13 No 1 2001 photo; The Orchids of the Philippines Cootes 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;