Dendrobium sacculiferum J.J.Sm. 1922 SECTION Grastidium TYPE Drawing by J J Smith and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Fragrance Part Sun HotCool

Common Name or Meaning The Sac Carrying Dendrobium

Flower Size .56" [1.4 cm]

Found on Ternate Island within the Moluccas Islands of Indonesia without elevational data as a large sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte with clustered, shiny, dark green, flattened, unbranching stems carrying many linear, basally twisted, shiny green, conduplicate, bidentate apically leaves that blooms on short, pale green, 2 flowered inflorescence carrying vanilla scented flowers with the tepals white with yellow apices and a greenish white lip with yellow brown markings.

Synonyms Grastidium sacculiferum (J.J.Sm.) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Species Culture, Dendrobium Bakers 1996;

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