Dendrobium intricatum Gagnep. 1930 SECTION Calcarifera

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Plant and Flowers Photos by Kurt Keller

Vietnam Version Photo by Karel & Alex Petrzelka and the Vietnam Orchid Website

Part shade

Common Name The Intricate Dendrobium

Flower Size .8 to 1.2" [2 to 3 cm]

Found in Cambodia, Thailand and Vietnam with clustered, flattened, basally swollen stems carrying 5 to 7 deciduous, linear-lanceolate leaves that blooms on many, very short, 2 to 5 flowered inflorescence arising on leafless stems

Synonyms Eurycaulis intricatus (Gagnep.) M.A.Clem. 2003

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden &* Smitnand 1960 pg 244 as D hymenopterum description only; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitnanad 1960 pg 245 fig 246 as D sp. drawing fide; Opera Botanica #83 Orchid Genera in Thailand XII Dendrobium Sw. Seidenfaden 1985 drawing fide; Identification of the Orchids [Orchidaceae Juss.] Vietnam Averyanov 1994; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996