172534 Den. aberrans 'Rönne' photo by D.O.G. (Germany O.S.)

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Orchid Species: Dendrobium aberrans

(This name is currently accepted by Kew.)
Dendrobium aberrans is an orchid species identified by Schltr. in 1912.
Genus
Dendrobium (Den.)
Grex
aberrans
(name currently accepted by Kew)
Parents
Species
Author
Schltr.
Year
1912
ORIGIN: A mini-miniature to miniature sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte found in Papua and New Guinea on tree fern and shady tree trunks in mossy forests at elevations of 300 to 1900 meters.

DESCRIPTION: A mini-miniature to miniature sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte found in Papua and New Guinea on tree fern and shady tree trunks in mossy forests at elevations of 300 to 1900 meters with clustered, spherical to spindle-shaped, purple, olive-yellow or glossy green pseudobulbs with 3 to 4 nodes below the oval, leathery, spreading, 2 to 3 apical leaves that blooms near the apex of old and new canes with axillary, short, wiry, erect or pendant inflorescence with several [2 to 6] flowers held in a cluster occurring in the winter, spring and fall. This plant does best mounted on tree fern if given ample humidity year round, although water and fertilizer should be lessened through the winter.

FLOWER SIZE: 1/2 inch [1.25 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Sayeria Say aberrans 1983 (Schltr.) Rauschert
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