Dendrobium verruciferum Rchb.f. 1876 SECTION Macrocladium

Another Flower

Inflorescence

Plant and Flowers Photos by Edouard Faria

part sunHot Warm Spring

Common Name The Wart Carrying Dendrobium

Flower Size 1.6 to 2" [4 to 5 cm]

Found in New Caledonia in low forests, damaged scrublands and occasionally dense forests at elevations of sea level to 500 [900] meters as a medium to giant sized, hot to warm growing terrestrial with long, slender stems carrying terete, acute, unequally bilobed apically, alternate leaves held in the apical 1/3 of the stem that blooms in the spring on a short, single to 2 flowered inflorescence arising from the upper nodes

Synonyms Cannaeorchis verrucifera (Rchb.f.) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 1997 publ. 1998

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910 drawing ok; Native Orchids of New Caledonia Societie Neo-Caledonienne D' Orchidophile 1995 photo fide; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Dendrobium and its Relatives Lavarack, Harris and Stocker 2000 as Cananaeorchis verruciferum photo fide; The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006 photo fide; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 6 Epidendroidee Pt 3 Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmussen 2014 drawing/photo fide;

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