Dendrobium ochreatum Lindl.1828 SECTION Dendrobium Photo courtesy of Danny Lentz, plant grown by the Atlanta Botanical Garden Copyright 2002 All rights reserved

Common Name or Meaning The Stem Clasping Tube Dendrobium - Ueang ta Khap - Ueang mieng - Ueang kham khaw - Ueang kham phak prap

Flower Size 2" to 2.8" [5 to 7 cm]

Found in Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam in humid, mossy mixed and coniferous forests at elevations of 1200 to 1600 meters as a small to medium sized, cool growing epiphyte, terrestrial or lithophyte and has short, drooping, curved, swollen noded stems with red streaks and spots carrying 15, ovate-lanceolate, thin, deciduous leaves and blooms in the winter, spring summer and fall on many very short, simultaneous inflorescence that arise from every node of the newly formed stem and has 1 to 3, fragrant, long-lived, pubescent lipped flowers per inflorescence

this orchid requires as bright light as possible and a 1 to 2 month period of as little water as possible.

Synonyms Callista ochreata (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891 ; Dendrobium cambridgeanum Paxton 1839

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915; Atlas des Orchidees Cultivees Constantin 1920 as Eudendrobium ochreatum drawing good; Die Orchideen 2 Auflage Schlechter 1927; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1959 drawing good; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1965 corrections; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965; Beautiful Indian Orchids and How to grow them Ghose 1968; Indian Orchids: A guide to Identification and Culture Vol II Pradhan 1979 photo fide; A Guide to Orchids of the World Hodgson, Paine & Anderson 1991 Photo fide; Thai Orchid Species Rakpaibulsombay 1992 photo fide; Manual of Orchids Stewart 1995; Orchid Species Culture; Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Dendrobium and its Relatives Lavarack, Harris and Stocker 2000 photo fide; A Field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2001 photo fide; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo fide; The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006 photo fide; Wild Orchids in Myanamar Vol 3 Tanaka 2007 photo fide; Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007; AOS Bulletin Vol 78 No 1 2009 photo; Wild Orchids of Myanmar Hyan Tun [Mr Myanmar] 2014 Photo fide ;