|This lithophyte forms large clumps on rocks in open
forest around Brisbane.
The pseudobulbs grow to 30cm by 2cm with 2 to 7 apical leaves 10cm by
2cm. The flower stem grows to 15cm with up to 15 flowers 30mm across.
Flowers are white through shades of pink, purple or red and have broad
segments with a single ridge yellow labellum callus.
This distinctive orchid can be readily identified by its distinctive
growth habit and it pinkish flowers with broad segments. The only similar
species is Dendrobium x suffusum, a rare hybrid with Dendrobium
gracilicaule that can be distiguished by its redish markings only
on the outside and the 3 ridged callus running the full length of