Inobulbon muricatum (Finet) Kraenzl. 1910

Comparison drawing of the 2 species of Inobulbon Drawings by © Bulletin de la Société botanique de France, vol. 50: t. 14 (1903) [C. Kastner and The Plant Illustrations Website

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Common Name The Pointy Inobulbon

Flower Size .53" [1.3 cm]

Endemic to New Caledonia at elevations of 400 to 1300 meters as a small sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte with 10 noded pseudobulbs with numerous long fibers all about carrying 2, elliptic, thick, heavy ribbed leaves that blooms in the late spring through fall on a slender, from the nodes beneath the apex of the pseudobulb, branched, 12" [30 cm] long, densely 8 to 25 flowered inflorescence .

Synonyms *Dendrobium muricatum Finet 1903; Sarcopodium muricatum (Finet) Rolfe 1910

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996; The Dendrobium H Wood 2006 as Dendrobium muricatum photo fide

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