Dendrobium sarcophyllum Schltr. 1912 SECTION Grastidium [Bl] J J Sm 1905 Type Drawing by © Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website
Common Name The Fleshy Leaved Dendrobium
Found in New Guinea at elevations around 1300 meters as a medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with a short rhizome giving rise to strict to substrict, rigid, simple, erect, laxly leafy stems carrying erect-patent, fleshy, glabrous, subulate, apiculate to obtuse leaves that blooms in the winter on an axillary, short, compressed, subsessile 2 flowered inflorescence.
Schlechter states that the flowers are pale yellow and the lip has an orange red center.
Synonyms Grastidium sarcophyllum (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983
References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912 Drawing fide;