Dockrillia calamiforme (Lodd. ex Lindl.) M.A. Clem. & D.L. Jones 1996 SECTION Teretifolia

Back View of Flower

Inflorescence Photos by R G Tunstal and M A Clements and The Australian Tropical Rainforest Orchids Website

FragrancePart sun HotCoolSpring

Common Name The Reed-Like Dockrillia

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in northeastern Queensland Australia in the wet tropics at elevations of 300 to 1300 meters as a large sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte with pendulous, clustered stems carrying pendulous, terete leaves that blooms in the spring on 2, erect, to 3.2" [8 cm] long, to 15 flowered inflorescence and carrying fragrant flowers.

Synonyms Dendrobium baseyanum St.Cloud 1955; *Dendrobium calamiforme Lodd. ex Lindley 1841; Dendrobium teretifolium var. fasciculatum Rupp 1935; Dockrillia baseyana (St.Cloud) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Australia Nicholls 1969 as Dendrobium teretifolium var fasciuclatum drawing fide; Dendrobium Orchids of Australia Upton 1989 as Dendrobium calamiforme drawing fide/ photo good; Dendrobium and their Relatives Lavarack, Harris and Stocker 2000 photo fide; The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006 as Dendrobium calamiforme photo fide