Dendrobium perulatum Gagnep. 1950 SECTION Dendrobium Photo by Karel & Alex Petrzelka and the Vietnam Orchid Website

Part sunHot Warm

Common Name The

Flower Size 1.6 to 2" [4 to 5 cm]

Found in Vietnam as a small sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with nearly cylindrical, swollen in the middle pseudobulbs enveloped by fibrous sheaths and carrying lanceolate, acute leaves that blooms on a short, lateral inflorescence arising on leafless stems and with 2 to 3 flowers.

This species requires a long, 3 to 4 month very dry rest in the winter to grow well and bloom.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Identification of the Orchids [Orchidaceae Juss.] Vietnam Averyanov 1994; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996