Dockrillia crispata (G.Forst.) Rauschert 1983 SECTION Teretifolia

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Part shade HotWarmLATEFall

Common Name The Trembling Dockrillia [refers to the plant in the wind]

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in the Society Islands of French Polynesia as a medium sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with terete pseudobulbs carrying a single, terete, acute leaf that blooms in the late fall on a lateral, several flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Dendrobium crispatum (G.Forst.) Sw. 1799; *Epidendrum crispatum G.Forst. 1786

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Revision of the Orchids of German Samoa Schlechter 1910/11 as Dendrobium crispatum; Orchids of Samoa Cribb & Whistler 1996 as Dendrobium vagans photo fide; Dendrobium and their Relatives Lavarack, Harris and Stocker 2000; The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006 as Dendrobium crispatum;