Dendrobium-laterale-2020-02-27***Confirmed as Dendrobium laterale (Jun 2020); this plant, although not exact, is a close fit to the D. laterale description in L.O. Williams, American Orchid Society Bulletin 9: 272 (1941); the key characteristic of D. laterale, which matches this plant, is in the inflorescence and pseudobulbs; the inflorescences are basal; arising from the very base of the pseudobulbs, this is unique and not known to occur in any other species of Dendrobium.***
Posted on Feb 27, 2020
Eighteen flowers on seven 2-cm inflorescences arising from the base of leafless, egg-shaped pseudobulbs, mounted on a cork slab; sepals and petals light pink; lip tri-lobed, light green, marked magent...
Posted on Feb 4, 2020
Endemic to Leyte, Philippines
Cootes 2011, Philippine Orchid Species, pg. 113-114
New World Orchids
Light purple spots in throat, yellow cast on lip centrally