Aporopsis litoralis is an orchid species identified by (Schltr.) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones in 2002. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Dendrobium litorale.
ORIGIN: Found in New Guinea and Queensland Australia in lowland and beach forests at elevations of sea-level to 15 meters.
DESCRIPTION: Medium to large sized, hot growing epiphyte with crowded, erect, slender, 4 to 6 angled, slightly compressed, basally leafy, apically bare stems carrying coriaceous, bilaterally flattened, obliquely linear, acute leaves that blooms in the spring on a lateral, arising on the bare, apical stem, successively single flowered, fasciculate inflorescence with ovate, minute, apiculate floral bracts that are much shorter than the ovary and pedicel.
FLOWER SIZE: 0.6 inches [1.5 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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