Dendrobium rhodocentrum Rchb.f. 1872 SECTION Calcarifera Photo by Lourens Grobler


Common Name The Rose Red Spur Dendrobium

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

Found in Myanmar and the eastern Himalayas? as a miniature to small sized, warm growing epiphyte with a stem like pseudobulb carrying papery, lanceolate leaves that blooms in the spring then again in the later summer on a short 2 flowered inflorescence

CAUTION This ID is tentative as I have no real references as to what this species should be.

Synonyms Callista rhodocentra (Rchb.f.) Kuntze 1891; Eurycaulis rhodocentrum (Rchb.f.) M.A.Clem. 2003

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Dendrobium and its Relatives Lavarack, Harris and Stocker 2000 photo fide; Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007