Dendrobium parcum Rchb.f. 1866 SECTION Calcarifera

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Common Name The Insignificant Dendrobium - In Thailand Ueang Mai Kwat - Ueang Kan Kiu

Flower Size .4" [to 2 cm]

Found in Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam at elevations of 750 to 1450 meters as a medium sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with thin, purple, branching stems that become furrowed with age and carry at the apex, 4 to 6, linear-lanceolate leaves and blooms in the winter on a short, single flowered inflorescence scattered along mostly leafless stems with 2 to 5 small flowers.

Synonyms Callista parca (Rchb.f.) Kuntze 1891; Dendrobium hexadesmia Rchb.f. 1869; Dendrobium listeroglossum Kraenzl. 1892; Dendrobium parcoides Guillaumin 1955; Dendrobium tapingense W.W.Sm. 1921

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Xenia Orchidaceae vol 2 Rchb.f 1870 drawing fide; A Century of Indian Orchids Vol 5 Hooker 1895 drawing fide; Xenia Orchidaceae Vol 3 Reichenbach 1892 as D listeroglossum drawing fide; Orchids of Burma Grant 1895/1995; Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910 as D hexadesmia; Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1960; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1965 corrections drawing/photo fide; Opera Botanica #83 Orchid Genera in Thailand XII Dendrobium Sw. Seidenfaden 1985 drawing fide; Thai Orchid Species Rakpaibulsombay 1992 photo fide; Identification of the Orchids [Orchidaceae Juss.] Vietnam Averyanov 1994; Orchid Species Culture; Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Orchid Species Culture, Dendrobium Bakers 1996 as D tapingense; A Field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2001 photo fide; Wild Orchids in Myanamar Vol 1 Tanaka 2003 photo good; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo fide The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 76 #12 2007 photo fide; Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007; Turczaninowia 16(4):26-46 NEW AND RARE ORCHIDS (ORCHIDACEAE) IN THE FLORA OF CAMBODIA AND LAOS Averyanov 2013 ; A Guide to the Orchids of Myanamar Kurzwell & Lwin 2014 photo fide; Wild Orchids of Myanmar Hyan Tun [Mr Myanmar] 2014 Photo fide ;