Dendrobium rickscottianum P.O'Byrne & J.J.Verm. 2003 SECTION Monanthos

Side View of Flower Photos by Peter O'Byrne and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the JJany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Cool LATE Spring

Common Name or Meaning Rick Scott's Dendrobium

Flower Size .36" [9 mm]

Found in Sulawesi in montane forests at elevations around 1600 meters as a medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with erect, basally branching, leafy in the distal half at maturity, wiry, slender, persistently sheathed stem carrying distichous, suberect at acute angle to stem, green, narrowly ovate to linear, basally constricted, unequally bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the late spring on a lateral on the distal part, sessile, single flowered inflorescence .

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Malaysian Orchid Review 37: 91 P.O'Byrne & J.J.Verm 2003 photo/drawings fide

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