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Dendrobium mindanaense Deare's Dendrobium


Deare's Dendrobium, Dendrobium mindanaense


Dendrobium mindanaense Ames 1913 publ. 1914

Part Shade Warm Spring Fall

Common Name or Meaning The Mindanao Dendrobium [Philippine Island]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in the Philippines at low eleveations on the undersides of tree branches in mangrove swamps as a miniature to medium sized, hot and pendant growing epiphyte with slender, jointed, upwardly curved, basally yellowish and green on the leafy apical portion canes carrying terete, curved, deep green, rigid leaves that bloom in the spring and fall on a single flowered, lateral inflorescence carrying a pendant non-scented flower.

Synonyms Aporum mindanaense (Ames) M.A.Clem. 2003