SECTION Holochrysa Lindley 1859

TYPE: = Dendrobium moschatum Sw. 1805


Characterized by the tall semideciduous stems with subterminal inflorescence arising on leafless stems and carrying several mostly yellow flowers often with dark bullseye markings.

  1. Dendrobium atavus J.J.Sm. 1905 Java

  2. Dendrobium braianense Gagnep. 1938 China?, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam

  3. Dendrobium capillipes Rchb. f. 1867 India, Nepal, Myanmar, Thailand, China, Laos, Vietnam

  4. Dendrobium chryseum Rolfe 1888 western Himalayas, eastern Himalayas, Assam, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, southern China, Vietnam and Taiwan

  5. Dendrobium chrysocrepis C.S.P.Parish & Rchb.f. ex Hook.f. 1872 Yunnan province of China, Myanmar and Thailand

  6. Dendrobium denneanum Kerr 1933 Chinese Himalayas, western Himalayas, Assam, eastern Himalayas, Nepal, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam and Taiwan

  7. Dendrobium dixanthum Rchb. f. 1865 Myanmar, Thailand and Laos

  8. Dendrobium fimbriatum Hooker 1823 Hainan and southeastern China, western Himalayas, Bangladesh, eastern Himalayas, Assam India, Nepal, Bhutan, Sikkim, Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia, Laos and Vietnam

  9. Dendrobium gibsonii Lindl 1838 India, Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar, Thailand, China and Vietnam

  10. Dendrobium hancockii Rolfe 1903 Yunnan Province in southern China

  11. Dendrobium henryi Schltr. 1921 Guangxi, Guizhou, south Hunan and south Yunnan provinces of China, northwestern Vietnam and Thailand

  12. Dendrobium lohohense Tang & F.T.Wang 1951 Chongqing, north Guangdong, southeastern Guangxi, western Guizhou, western Hubei, Hunan and southeastern Yunnan China

  13. Dendrobium moschatum Sw. 1805 TYPE for the Section; western Himalayas, eastern Himalayas, Assam, Bangladesh, lower India, Nepal, Bhutan, Sikkim, Myanmar, Hainan China, Thailand, Laos and Vietnam

  14. Dendrobium odiosum Finet 1901 Yunnan Province in the south of China

  15. Dendrobium pulchellum Roxb. 1832 Assam India, Bangladesh, eastern Himalayas, Nepal, Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia, Laos, Yunnan China and Vietnam