Dendrobium crumenatum Sw.
|English Name:||Pigeon Orchid|
|Synonym:||Epidendrum caninum Burm.f.|
|Common Name:||White Dove Orchid, Pigeon Flower, Sparrow Orchid|
|Flowering & Fruiting Period:||Throughout the year|
|Distribution:||India, Sri Lanka, South China, Taiwan|
|Habitat:||Terrestrial (Primary Rainforest)|
|Key Characteristics:||A sympodial, epiphytic, lowland orchid. The leaves are coriaceous, deciduous and lanceolate to elliptical in shape while being slightly notched at the leaf apex.The multiple stems can grow up to 30cm in length which are basally enlarged, end off at slender tips and are covered with scarious sheaths 2 to 3cm long. The stems have a pendulous growth habit.The white flowers are fragrant with a yellow tinted throat and have a short lifespan, the flowers last less than a day.|