Dendrobium caryicola Guillaumin 1953 SECTION Calyptrochilus

Drawing by |Seidenfaden and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria WebPage

Part sun Hot

Common Name The ? Loving Dendrobium

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in South Vietnam at elevations around 460 meters as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte with erect, sometimes zig-zag, very slender stems carrying lanceolate leaves that blooms on short, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence arising on leafless canes and carrying white flowers with a pale yellow lip with rose markings.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Identification of the Orchids [Orchidaceae Juss.] Vietnam Averyanov 1994 as D caryaecolum; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996 as D caryaecolum