Dendrobium fuerstenbergianum Schltr. 1907 SECTION Formosae Photos by Roman Maruska and His Orchid Website


Common Name Fuerstenburg's Dendrobium [German Count and Orchid Enthusiast late 1800's]

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

Found in Thailand at elevations of 1300 to 1400 meters as a miniature to small sized, cool growing epiphyte with a hairy stem carrying 4 to 7 leaves that blooms in the later summer and fall on very short, single flowered inflorescence arising on both leafless and leaf-bearing stems and carrying a very large flower for the size of the plant.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915; Die Orchideen 2 Auflage Schlechter 1927; Flora of Malaya Vol 1 Holttum 1957; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1960; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965; Opera Botanica #83 Orchid Genera in Thailand XII Dendrobium Sw. Seidenfaden 1985 drawing/photo fide; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992; Orchid Species Culture; Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001; The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006 photo fide;