Dendrobium compactum Rolfe ex W.Hackett 1904 SECTION Stachyobium Photo by Manorot Tangsaveepha Copyright , and the Butterfly and Orchids Photo Gallery

Inflorescence Photo courtesy of Peter O'Byrne

Part Sun Warm Cool SummerFall"

Common Name The Compact Dendrobium - In China Cao Shi Hu - In Thailand Ueang Khao Tok

Flower Size 1/4" [.7 cm]

Found in Myanmar, northern Thailand and Yunnan province of southwestern China in broad leaved forests on tree trunks at elevations of 800 to 1850 meters as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with small pseudobulbs carrying 6, deciduous, alternating leaves that blooms in the summer and fall on 1 to several, 1 to 1.6" [2.5 to 4 cm] long, densely clustered, 6 to 10 flowered inflorescence arising from opposite the leaves on a leafy cane.

Synonyms Dendrobium wilmsianum Schltr. 1906

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910; Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910 as D wilmsianum; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1959; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1959 as D wilmsianum drawing fide; Thai Orchid Species Rakpaibulsombay 1992 photo fide; Miniature Orchids McQueens 1992 photo fide; Orchid Species Culture, Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Orchid Species Culture, Dendrobium Bakers 1996 as D wilmsianum; Wild Orchids of China Tsi, Chen Mori 1997 photo fide; Dendrobium and their Relatives Lavarack, Harris and Stocker 2000; A Field Guide to the Wild Orchids Of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2001 photo ok; A Field Guide to the Wild Orchids Of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2001 as D wilmsianum photo ok; Flora Malesiana Orchids of the Philippines Vol I Agoo, Shuiteman and de Vogel 2003; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo ok; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 as D wilmsianum photo ok; The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006 photo fide; Native Orchids From Gaoligongshan Mountains, China Xiaohua, Xiaodong and Xiaochun 2009; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; The Wild Orchids in Yunnan Xu Xiang Ye & Liu 2010 photos ok; Wild Orchids of Myanmar Hyan Tun [Mr Myanmar] 2014 Photo fide

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