Dendrobium deltatum Seidenf. 1985 SECTION Distichophyllae Photo by The Brooklyn Botanical Garden and their The Flickr Orchid Photo Website

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

Part shade Warm

Common Name The Triangular Dendrobium

Flower Size .4 to .6" [1 to 1.5 cm]

Found in eastern Thailand at elevations around 610 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with 1.5 to 2" [3 to 5 cm] long pseudobulbs carrying 4 to 5, rarely up to 8, ovate to lanceolate, thin textured leaves that blooms on a lateral, short, successively 2 to 3 flowered inflorescence holding the flowers beneath the leaves


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Opera Botanica #83 Orchid Genera in Thailand XII Dendrobium Sw. Seidenfaden 1985 drawing fide; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Dendrobium and their Relatives Lavarack, Harris and Stocker 2000