Dendrobium speculigerum Schltr. 1910 SECTION Oxystophyllum Photo by Art Vogel

Part shade Warm LATEFall

Common Name The Mirrored Dendrobium [refers to the shiny lip]

Flower Size .4" to .6" [1 to 1.5 cm]

Found in Sulawesi on trees in montane forests at elevations around 900 meters as a small to medium sized, warm growing epiphyte with lax, pendulous, furrowed, moderately branched stems carrying many, linear-oblong, shiney, greenish brown, thin, wrinkled and ridged with age, 2 ranked leaves that blooms in the late fall on a 1" [2.5 cm] long, 4 to 7 flowered inflorescence arising from the nodes near the apex of the stem

Synonyms Aporum speculigerum (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983; Oxystophyllum speculigerum (Schltr.) M.A.Clem. 2003

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

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