Dendrobium proteranthum Seidenf. 1985 SECTION Stachyobium

Plant and Flowers in situ Thailand or Laos Photos by Pieter Brouwer and his P Base Orchid Website

TYPE Drawing TYPE Drawing Seidenfaden

Part sun WarmWinterSpring

Common Name or Meaning The Before the Leaves Dendrobium

Flower Size .32" [.8 cm]

Found in Thailand at elevations of 200 to 600 meters as a small sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with globular, closely spaced pseudobulbs carrying leaves that are not present during blooming which occurs in the winter and spring on a basal 1" [2.5 cm] long, 4 to 8 flowered inflorescence arising at the base of old pseudobulbs

Synonyms Bulbophyllum proteranthum (Seidenf.) Seidenf. 1995

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Opera Botanica #83 Orchid Genera in Thailand XII Dendrobium Sw. Seidenfaden 1985 drawing fide; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo fide