Dendrobium verruculosum Schltr. 1912 SECTION Pedilonum

Another Angle Photos courtesy of Peter O'Byrne, André Schuiteman, Dr. E.F. de Vogel and Jaap Vermeulen and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website. and Flora Malesiana Vol III

Part Sun Warm Cool Winter Spring Fall

Common Name or Meaning The Verrucose Dendrobium

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in New Guinea in lower montane forests at elevations of 600 to 1450 meters as a medium sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with crowded, erect to patent, slender, non-branching stems enveloped completely by densely verrucose leaf sheaths and carrying patent, lanceolate-ligulate, acute, apiculate leaves that blooms in the winter, spring and fall on a racemose, very short, 5 to 7 flowered inflorescence with ovate, shorter than the pedicel, shortly acuminate floral bracts with resupinate and non-resupinate flowers

Synonyms Chromatotriccum verruculosum (Schltr.) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 2002; Pedilonum verruculosum (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912/85 drawing fide; Neue Orchideen Papuasiens J J Smith 1934; Orchidiana Philipiniana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984 not refers to D blanche-amesiae; Lowland Orchids of Papua New Guinea O'Byrne 1994 drawing/photo fide; Orchid Species Culture, Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Orchids of the Philippines Cootes 2001 as Grastidium verruculosum not refers to D blanche-amesiae photo fide; Flora Malesiana Orchids of New Guinea Vol II Shuiteman and de Vogel 2002

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