Dendrobium wightii A.D.Hawkes & A.H.Heller 1962 SECTION Stachyobium Photo by Copyright W C Schraut and Orchids and More Website

Part sun LATERSummer EARLY Fall

Common Name or Meaning Wight's Dendrobium [English Surgeon and Director of Botanical gardens in Asia 1800's]

Flower Size .48" [1.2 cm]

Found in India and Sri Lanka as a miniature to small sized epiphyte with thin, erect, distichous leaved stems carrying linear to linear-lanceolate, acuminate leaves that blooms in the later summer and early fall on an axillary, towards the apex of the stem, thin, fractiflex, 2 to 6 flowered inflorescence with minute, triangular floral bracts.

CAUTION I have no way of verifying this determination so please use with caution

Synonyms Callista graminifolia Kuntze 1891; Dendrobium graminifolium Wight 1851;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910 as D graminifolium; Orchid Species Culture, Dendrobium Bakers 1996

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