Dendrobium confinale Kerr 1927 SECTION Stachyobium Drawing by Seidenfaden and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Hot Cool

Common Name The ? Dendrobium

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Thailand at elevations around 400 to 1300? [See Seidenfaden 1985] meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte with erect canes enveloped by inflated, scarious leaf sheaths that blooms on leafless canes with several per stem, 1" [2.5 cm] long, few flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1960 drawing not = D porphyrochilum; Opera Botanica #83 Orchid Genera in Thailand XII Dendrobium Sw. Seidenfaden 1985 drawing fide; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996;