Dendrobium schettleri Cootes, Cabactulan, Pimentel & M.Leon 2017 SECTION Calcarifera Photo by Sunoochi from Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan


Common Name Schettler's Dendrobium [German Editor of OrchideenJournal current]

Flower Size .64" [1.6 cm]

Found on Mindanao in the Philippines in the mossy cloud forests hanging from tree trunks and branches covered with moss at elevations around 1600 meters as a large sized, cool growing epiphyte with pendent, branching, cylindrical to barrlel shaped, stems carrying thinly textured, entirely glabrous, linear-lanceolate, subsessile leaves that blooms in the late spring on an axillary, short, entirely glabrous, single flowered inflorescence with 2 arising pernode of leafless stems.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchideen Vol 5 8 Cootes, Cabactulan & M.Leon 2017 photo fide