Dendrobium hodgkinsonii Rolfe 1900 SECTION Latouria


Plant and Inflorescence Photos © by Graham Corbin and ANOS KABI website

partial shade Hot Warm LATEWinterEARLYSpring

Common Name or Meaning Hodgkinson’s Dendrobium

Flower Size 1.6 to 2” [4 to 5 cm]

Found in New Guinea as a small to medium sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with 4 noded, yellow stems carrying towards the apex, 2 to 3, bright green, elliptic to ovate, erect leaves that blooms in the late winter and early spring on a 6 to 8” [15 to 20 cm] long, 2 to 7 flowered inflorescence arising from the nodes at the apex of the stem and carrying nodding flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910; The Orchidaceae Of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912/85; The Manual Of Cultivated Orchid Species Bechtel, Cribb & Laurent 1992 drawing ok; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996; The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006 photo fide; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 6 2010 photo fide