Dendrobium superans J.J.Sm. 1926 publ. 1927 SECTION Calyptrochilus

Side View of Flower Photos courtesy of © André Schuiteman, Dr. E.F. de Vogel and Jaap Vermeulen © and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website

Part shade Warm Summer

Common Name The Outstanding Dendrobium

Flower Size 1.3 to 1.5" [3.2 to 3.8cm]

Found in Sulawesi as a medium sized, warm growing epiphyte with erect, flexuous, occasionally branching stems carrying many ovate-lanceolate, unequally dentate apically, basally twisted leaves that blooms in the summer on a short, towards the apice of the stem, 1 to 3 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Dolichocentrum superans (J.J.Sm.) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Lindleyana Vol 17 No 1 2002;

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