Dendrobium hughii Rchb.f. 1882 SECTION Calcarifera J.J. Sm. Photo by Ooi Leng Sun Orchids Website

Side View of Flower Photo by Peter O'Byrne and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shadeCool Spring

Common Name or Meaning Hugh's Dendrobium [Sir Hugh Low English Nuseryman 1800's]

Flower Size 1.4" [3.5 cm]

Found in Malaysia at elevations of 1220 to 1680 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with purplish, fractiflex apically stems carrying several, linear, closely to widely spaced, alternate leave that blooms in the spring on a 1.2" [3 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence arising on leafless stems

CAUTION I have no way of verifying this determination so use with caution.

Synonyms Anisopetala hughii (Rchb.f.) M.A.Clem. 2003; Dendrobium lepidum Ridl. 1924; Pedilonum hughii (Rchb.f.) Rauscher 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list, IPNI ; Materials For a Flora of the Malayan Penninsula Part 1 Ridley 1907; Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910; Flora of Malaya Vol 1 Orchids Holttum 1953; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing ok; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996; The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006 photo not = D groenveldtii?