Dendrobium septemcostulatum J.J.Sm. 1920 SECTION Pedilonum TYPE Drawing by J J Smith and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Fragrance Part Sun Hot

Common Name or Meaning The 7 Ribbed Dendrobium

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found on Ambon Island within the Moluucas as a small to medium sized, hot growing epiphyte with pale, yellow green, very flattened, 9 to 12 noded stems carrying 3 to 7, towards the apex, dark green, ovate to oblong-lanceolate, basally twisted, apically recurved leaves thaqt blooms on short, arising from the upper nodes on the stem, 2 to 4 flwoered inflorescnece carrying fragrant flowers that are pale yellow brown suffused with purple and the lip is white with pale rose nerves.

Synonyms Eurycaulis septemcostulatus (J.J.Sm.) M.A.Clem. 2003; Pedilonum septemcostulatum (J.J.Sm.) Rauschert 1983

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

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