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Orchid Species: Aporum shipmanii

Kew currently accepted name is Dendrobium sphenochilum

Aporum shipmanii is an orchid species identified by (A.D.Hawkes) Rauschert in 1983. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Dendrobium sphenochilum.
Genus
Aporum (Aporum.)
Grex
shipmanii
Parents
Species
Author
(A.D.Hawkes) Rauschert
Year
1983
ORIGIN: Found in Papua and New Guinea in mangrove forests and rainforests rooted in humus and overhanging rivers and streams at elevations of 50 to 500 meters.

DESCRIPTION: Minature sized, hot growing, pendulous epiphyte with many distichous, sickle-shaped, lanceolate leaves that blooms on a terminal and rarely axillary, short, several flowered inflorescence carrying successive opening, short-lived, delicate, fragrant flowers that occur over several months arising from brown to black dry bracts which arising from the nodes near or at the apex of the cane with the flowers in a dense cluster.

FLOWER SIZE: 1 inch [2.5 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Dendrobium Den sphenochilum 1894 F.Muell. & Kraenzl.
Add+ Aporum Aporum confusum 2003 M.A.Clem.
Add+ Aporum Aporum litoreum 2003 (F.M.Bailey) M.A.Clem.
Add+ Dendrobium Den litoreum 1906 F.M.Bailey
Add+ Dendrobium Den shipmani A. Hawkes [Baker]
Add+ Dendrobium Den shipmanii 1957 A.D.Hawkes
Add+ Aporum Aporum sphenochilum 2003 (F.Muell. & Kraenzl.) M.A.Clem.
Add+ Chromatotriccum Cht sphenochilum 2002 (F.Muell. & Kraenzl.) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones
Most awarded/recent cultivars: Den. litoreum 'New Guinea Heather' (1997)
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