Dockrillia flagella (Schltr.) Rauschert 1983 SECTION Teretifolia Photo by P.J. Cribb and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website


Common Name The Whip-Carrying Dockrillia

Flower Size 1.2" [ 3 cm]

Found in New Guinea in hot plains at the mountains foot at elevations around 150 meters as a medium sized, hot growing epiphyte with widely spaced, cylindrical, branching stems carrying a single, very slender leaf that blooms in the spring on a pendent, 3 to 5" [7.5 to 12.5 cm] long, laxly several flowered inflorescence

Synonyms *Dendrobium flagellum Schltr. 1912

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006 as Dendrobium flagellum photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 73 #2 2009 photo fide