Dendrobium puberulilingue J.J.Sm. 1927 SECTION Pedilonum Photo by J J Wood and The Swiss Orchid Foudantion at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name or Meaning The Minutely Hairy Lip Dendrobium

Flower Size .32" [.8 cm]

Found in Borneo in hill forests and lower montane forests at elevations of 700 to 1800 meters as a miniature to small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a very swollen, basal, oblong to narrowly fusiform pseudobulb and above a slender, flexuous, leafy apically stem carrying narrowly linear, sometimes almost acicular, grass-like, obliquely bidentate to obliquely acute, 3 nerved leaves that blooms on a sessile, arising from the chaffy, fasciculate bracts along the distal portion of the stem, successively single, few flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Ceraia puberulilinguis (J.J.Sm.) M.A.Clem. 2003

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; Orchid Species Culture, Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Dendrobium and its Relatives Lavarack, Harris and Stocker 2000 photo ok; Orchids of Sarawak Beaman, Wood, Beaman & Beaman 2001; Dendrobium of Borneo Wood 2014 photo/drawing fide