Dendrobium luteolum Bateman 1864 SECTION Formosae Photo by Copyright W C Schraut and Orchids and More Website

Another Flower Photo courtesy of Patricia Harding

FragrancePart sunHotWarm LATEWinterSpring

Common Name or Meaning The White and Yellow Dendrobium

Flower Size 2 to 2.4 cm [5 to 6 cm]

Found in Myanmar and Malaysia along streams at low elevations as a medium sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with erect, greyish white with purple stripes, age-furrowed stems carrying several, linear to lanceolate, leathery leaves and blooms in the late winter and spring on many, short inflorescence that arise from the apical nodes of the leafy stem with 2 to 4, fragrant, desirable, heavy textured, distinct flowers per cluster

Synonyms Callista luteola Kuntze 1891

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Burma Grant 1895/1995; Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910 drawing hmm; Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910 as D luteolum var chlorocentrum; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915; Atlas des Orchidees Cultivees Constantin 1920 as Eudendrobium luteolum drawing fide; Die Orchideen 2 Auflage Schlechter 1927; AOS Bulletin Vol 27 No 3 1958 drawing ok; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965; Orchid Species Culture; Dendrobium Bakers 1996; The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006 photo fide