• Dendrobium loddigesii Rolfe

    Dendrobium loddigesii Rolfe

    Morphological characteristics Dendrobium loddigesii Rolfe Stems weak, often drooping, thinly cylindrical, 10-45 cm long, ca. 3 mm, sometimes branched, with multiple nodes; internodes 1.5-2 cm long, golden brown. Leaves papery, two rows, alternating throughout stem, tongue-shaped, oblong-lanceolate or slightly obliquely oblong, usually 2-4 cm long, 1-1.3 cm wide, apex acute and slightly hooked, base With sheath, dry on the surface of the veins uplift was grid-like; leaf sheath membranous, dry often after the opening of the sheath. Flowers white or purple, each side of the bundle of 1-2 born in the upper stem of the old leaves; inflorescences 2-3 mm long, base is 1-2 short, cuplike membranous sheath; bracts membranous, Ovate, ca. 2 mm, apex obtuse; pedicel and ovary pale…