Dendrobium cuneilabrum J.J.Sm. 1909 SECTION Crumenata Photo by Art Vogel

Part Sun Cool Spring Fall

Common Name The Wedge-Shaped Lip Dendrobium

Flower Size 1.1" [2.8 cm]

Found in Sulawesi on forest trees and in coffee plantations at elevations of 1000 to 1200 meters as a medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with clustered, basally slender, swollen in the middle and then slender above, pendant, dirty green stems carrying 4 to 7, pointed, green, terete, round fleshy leaves held at an acute angle to the stem that blooms in the spring and again in the fall on short, single flowered inflorescence arising from the more apical leaf nodes.

Synonyms Aporum cuneilabrum (J.J.Sm.) Rauschert 1983; Ceraia cuneilabra (J.J.Sm.) M.A.Clem. 2003; Dendrobium utriculariopsis Kraenzl. 1910

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910; Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910 as D utricularioides; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996;