Dendrobium x vonpaulsenianum

Dendrobium x vonpaulsenianum A.D.Hawkes , Lloydia 20 (1957) 125 (nom. nov.).

Basionym: Dendrobium x intermedium Schltr.

Flowers similar in shape to Dendrobium lawesii but with a somewhat more pointed mentum. In size the flowers are more similar to Dendrobium flammula.

Colours: Flowers purple-red, orange-yellow in upper half.

Habitat: Epiphyte in lower montane forest. Altitude 1200 m.

Flowering time in the wild: June.

Distribution: New Guinea (endemic).

Distribution in New Guinea: Papua New Guinea (Morobe Province: Dischore Mountains).

Notes: This is a natural hybrid between Dendrobium lawesii and Dendrobium flammula.

Cultivation: Intermediate growing epiphyte.