Dendrobium ochraceum De Wild.1906 SECTION Formosae Photo by Karel & Alex Petrzelka and the Vietnam Orchid Website

Part sun HotWarmSpring

Common Name The Ochre-Colored Dendrobium

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in northern Vietnam at elevations near 500 meters as a small sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with an erect, thin, cylindrical, slightly sulcate stem carrying several, oblong, unequally bilobed apically, all held in one plane leaves and have sheaths covered in brown hairs that blooms in the spring on a 1.2 to 2" [3 to 5 cm] long, 2 to 3 flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910; Opera Botanica #83 Orchid Genera in Thailand XII Dendrobium Sw. Seidenfaden 1985 drawing/photo fide; Identification of the Orchids [Orchidaceae Juss.] Vietnam Averyanov 1994; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Orchid Digest Vol 63 #2 1999 photo fide; Slipper Orchids of Vietnam Averyanov, Cribb, Loc and Hiep 2003 photo fide; The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006;