Dendrobium cobbianum is an orchid species identified by Rchb.f. in 1881. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Dendrochilum cobbianum.
ORIGIN: Philippine species occurring, on mossy tree trunks or as a lithophyte on rocks in full sun, at elevations above 1200 meters.
DESCRIPTION: An epiphytic, small sized, cool growing, Philippine species with clustered, narrowly conical, yellowish pseudobulbs carrying, a single, apical, oblong-lanceolate, acute, petiolate leaf with a prominent mid rib that blooms in the fall with a sharply pendant, 20 [50 cm] long, ovate bracteate inflorescence with ovate, subacute, glumaceous bracts and many fragrant flowers.
FLOWER SIZE: 3/4 at most inches [to 1.9 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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