Dendrobium tridentatum Ames & C. Schweinf. 1920 SECTION Crumenata Photo by Eric Hunt and his Orchid Photo Site

Another Color Photo courtesy of Peter Maxwell

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Common Name The Three Toothed Dendrobium

Flower Size 1.4 to 1.6" [3.5 cm to 3.8 cm]

Found on Mt Kinabalu in northern Sabah Borneo in lower and upper montane forests at elevations of 1200 to 2300 meters as a medium sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with many jointed, gently arching, yellow to greenish brown stems and carrying many, linear, thick, fleshy, rigid, sessile leaves with a sharp projection at the rounded apex that blooms in the summer and fall in situ on a short, successively single flowered inflorescence that arises from the fasciculate, scarious bracts on the upper nodes of the distal portion of leafless older stems

Synonyms Ceraia tridentata (Ames & C.Schweinf.) M.A.Clem. 2003

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Plants of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Orchids Wood Beaman & Beaman 1993 drawing hmm/photo fide; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; Orchid Species Culture; Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Orchids of Borneo Chan, Shim, Lamb & Wood Vol 3 1997; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 1 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 photo/drawing fide; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 10 2012 photo fide; Dendrobium of Borneo Wood 2014 photo/drawing fide