Grassy Dendrobium
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Grassy Dendrobium
ative Photo: Pankaj Kumar
Common name: Grassy Dendrobium
Botanical name: Dendrobium herbaceum     Family: Orchidaceae (orchid family)

Grassy Dendrobium has the smallest flowers in the Dendrobium genus. Stem pendulous , 2-3 ft. long, and lower part of braches naked , upper with short sheaths. Grass like leaves linear -lanceolate acuminate. Flowers racemes terminal very short few-flowered. Flower sepals and petals linear - obtuse 3-nerved , mentum very short rounded ,lip very small narrow. Side lobes very narrow, tips rounded , midlobe shorter ovate rugose.
Photographed in Jharkhand & Maharashtra.
Identification credit: Pankaj Kumar • Is this flower misidentified? If yes,