Dendrobium dantaniense Guillaumin 1957 SECTION Breviflores Photo courtesy of Andy's Orchids, Copyright 2002 All rights reserved

Flower Closeup Photo by Eric Hunt

What has been know as D alterum Photo by Lourens Grobler


Common Name The Dantanla Dendrobium [Waterfalls Near Dalat Vietnam]

Flower Size 1/5 to 2/5" [.5 to 1 cm]

Found in Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam as a small to medium sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte with erect, clustered, canes that are narrowest below and swollen above carrying 4 to 6, oblong to lanceolate leaves that blooms in the late spring and early summer on a short inflorescence arising from the nodes near the apex of the cane and carrying tightly clustered flowers o

Synonyms Dendrobium alterum Seidenfadden 1985

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Opera Botanica #83 Orchid Genera in Thailand XII Dendrobium Sw. Seidenfaden 1985 as D alterum drawing/photo fide; Thai Orchid Species Rakpaibulsombay 1992 as D alterum photo fide; Identification of the Orchids [Orchidaceae Juss.] Vietnam Averyanov 1994; Orchid Species Culture; Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Dendrobium and their Relatives Lavarack, Harris and Stocker 2000 photo fide; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2001 photo fide; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo fide; The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006 photo fide; Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007 drawing fide; Wild Orchids of Myanmar Nyan Tun [Mr Myanmar] 2014 as D alterum photo fide;