Dendrobium dalatense Gagnep. 1930 SECTION Aporum

Photo by The Vietnam Orchid Blogspot Website

Drawing Drawing by Seidenfaden and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Cool

Common Name The Dalat Dendrobium [A province of Vietnam]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in southern Vietnam as a small to medium sized, cool growing orchid with an erect stem enveloped by leaf bearing sheaths carrying a single terete, linear leaf that blooms on shot 1 to 3 flowered inflorescence arising on the leafless apical part of the stem.

Synonyms Aporum dalatense (Gagnep.) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Identification of the Orchids [Orchidaceae Juss.] Vietnam Averyanov 1994; Orchid Species Culture; Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Dendrobium and their Relatives Lavarack, Harris and Stocker 2000;