Dendrobium pycnostachyum Lindl. 1859 SECTION Stachyobium Photos by Copyright W C Schraut and Orchids and More Website

Common Name or Meaning The Dense Flower Raceme Dendrobium

Flower Size .2" [5mm]

Found in Assam, Myanmar and Thailand in montane forests at elevations of 550 to 1140 meters as a mini-miniature to small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with swollen stems enveloped by deciduous leaf sheaths and carrying 6, deciduous, lanceolate leaves that blooms in the winter on more than 1 to 2, 2 to 4" [5 to 10 cm] long, to 20 densely flowered inflorescence arising from the nodes near the apex of the stem

Synonyms Callista pycnostachya (Lindl.) Kuntze1891

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Burma Grant 1895/1995; Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910; Opera Botanica #83 Orchid Genera in Thailand XII Dendrobium Sw. Seidenfaden 1985 drawing/photo fide; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996;