Dendrobium zhenyuanense D.P.Ye ex Jian W.Li, D.P.Ye & X.H.Jin 2014 SECTION Stachyobium

Plant in situ Yunnan China

Photos by LI Jianwu and The Swiss Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Gardfen Website

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Common Name Zhenyuan Dendrobium [An Area of south central China]

Flower Size

Found in Yunnan province of China ijn forests on trees at elevations around 1900 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with a spindle shaped stem with 2 to 3 nodes carrying 2 to 3, in 2 rows, slightly smaller at the base, and larger above, needle-shaped leaves that blooms in the late summer and earlier fall on 1 to 3, arising on the newest mature stem, .4 to .68" [1 to 1.7 cm] long, shorter than the leaf, several flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Atlas of Native Orchids of China Vol 1 Jin Xiaohua, Li Jianwu and Ye Deping 2019 photo fide;