Dendrobium scoriarum W.W.Sm. 1921 SECTION Dendrobium

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Common Name The ? Dendrobium - In China Guang Xi Shi Hu

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in southeastern Yunnan to Guanxi provinces of China and Vietnam on tree trunks and rocks in sparse woods or at woods edge at elevations around 1200 meters as a small to medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with erect, terete, many noded, slender stems carrying coriaceous, oblong-lanceolate, obtuse to slightly oblique-bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the spring on a 1 to 2 flowered [3 to 5mm] long inflorescence arising on older leafless stems

Synonyms Dendrobium guangxiense S.J.Cheng & C.Z.Tang 1986; Dendrobium mitriferum Aver. 2000

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Digest Vol 55 No 3 1991 as D guangxiense photo fide; Orchid Species Culture, Dendrobium Bakers 1996 as D guanxiense; Orchid Species Culture, Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Native Orchids of China in Colour Singchi, Zhanhuo and Yibo 1999 as D guangxiense photo ok; Dendrobium and its Relatives Lavarack, Harris and Stocker 2000 as D guangxiense photo good; Slipper Orchids of Vietnam Averyanov, Cribb, Loc and Hiep 2003 as D guangxiense photo fide; Native Orchids From Gaoligongshan Mountains, China Xiaohua, Xiaodong and Xiaochun 2009 photo plant only; A Field Guide to the Orchids of China Singchi, Zhongjian, Yibo, Xiaohua and Zhanhuo 2009 as D guangxiense photo fide; Flora Of China Vol 25 Orchidaceae Zhengyi, Raven And Deyuan 2009; Orchid Digest Vol 74 #4 2010 photo fide; Flora of China Vol 25 Illustrations Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2010 drawing good; The Wild Orchids in Yunnan Xu Xiang Ye & Liu 2010 photos fide; Atlas of Native Orchids of China Vol 1 Jin Xiaohua, Li Jianwu and Ye Deping 2019 photo fide;