Dendrobium hamatum Rolfe 1894 SECTION Calcarifera Photos by Rogier Van Vugt

Another Flower Color

Both Color Forms Photos by J.R.Haager, director of Teplice Botanical Garden, Czech Republic

Common Name The Hook-Shaped Dendrobium [refers to the very long, hooked spur]

Flower Size

Found in north Vietnam with no collection data as a medium sized, epiphyte with erect to pendent? stems carrying oblong-lanceolate, acute leaves that blooms in the spring on a pendulous, few flowered inflorescence

CAUTION I have no way of personally verifying this determination so please use with caution!

Synonyms Eurycaulis hamatus (Rolfe) M.A.Clem. 2003

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910; Identification of the Orchids [Orchidaceae Juss.] Vietnam Averyanov 1994; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996;