Dendrobium wisselense P.J.Cribb 1981 SECTION Latouria

Inflorescence Photos by Takato NATSU from Japan and his Japan Orchids Page

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Common Name The Wissel Dendrobium [A Chain of Lakes in western New Guinea]

Flower Size .8 to 1.2" [2 to 3 cm]

Found in western New Guinea at elevations around 1750 meters as a medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with slender, club-shaped, 2 to 5 noded canes carrying 2, apical, linear to narrowly oblong, nearly erect leaves that blooms on a erect to suberect, 3 to 6" [7.5 to 15 cm] long, 8 to 20 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Sayeria wisselensis (P.J.Cribb) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996