Dendrobium tanjiewhoei Wood& Lun 2014 SECTION Calcarifera Photo by Steven Chew

Part sunWarmLATE Winter EARLYSpring

Common Name Tan Jiew Hoe's Dendrobium [president of the Singapore Gardening Society current]

Flower Size .72" [1.8 cm] wide

Found in Sabah Borneo in hill forests at elevations around 800 meters as a small to medium sized, warm growing epiphyte with clustered, horizontal to hanging, olive green, purple at the nodes and on leafless stems carrying several, elliptic, obliquely acute to acumiante, thinly coriaceous leaves that blooms in the late winter and early spring on a hanging, on the distal portion of leafless stems, 1.4" [3.5 cm] long, to 7 flowered, purple red inflorescence with triangular, acute, green spotted pink floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 13 Schuiteman 2014 drawing/photo fide;