Dendrobium kontumense Gagnep. 1932 SECTION Formosae Photo by Copyright W C Schraut and Orchids and More Website

Another flower Photo courtesy of Lourens Grobler

Part sun Warm

Common Name The Kontum Province Dendrobium [A Province and Town In Vietnam]

Flower Size

Found in southern Vietnam in Kontum Province

Often cited as a synonym of D virgineum, only Kew separates. Also Kew states that D schildhaueri is synomonous with D kontumense but I feel that there are sufficient differences to keep them separate.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Species Culture; Dendrobium Bakers 1996 as a synonym of D virgineum;