Dendrobium rugosum (Blume) Lindl. 1830 SECTION Grastidium

Another Flower

Plant and Flowers Photos by J B Comber . and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shadeWarm Cool LATE Summer EARLY Fall

Common Name or Meaning The Wrinkly Dendrobium

Flower Size .56" [1.4 cm]

Found in Java and Sumatra as a giant sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with stiffly pendulous stems carrying green or gray, narrowly lanceoalte, thick, unequally bilobed, acute leaves that blooms in the late summer and early fall on very short, all along the stem, two flowered inflorescence with several, laterally compressed basal bracts and carrying short lived flowers that tough mentum to mentum with the upper flower resupinate and the lower nonresupinate

Synonyms Callista rugosa (Blume) Kuntze 1891; Dendrobium glaucophyllum Teijsm. & Binn. 1862; Dendrobium purpurascens Teijsm. & Binn. 1862; Dendrobium rugosum var. glaucophyllum (Teijsm. & Binn.) J.J.Sm. in ?.; Grastidium glaucophyllum (Teijsm. & Binn.) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 1997; *Grastidium rugosum Blume 1825

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Das Pflanzenreich Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910; Die Orchideen Von Java J.J.Sm. 1905; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren Atlas J.J.Smith 1908 drawing fide; Orchids of Java J B Comber 1990 photo fide; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Orchids of Sumatra J B Comber 2001; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 6 Epidendrodeae Part 3 Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmussen 2014

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