Dendrobium dantaniense Guillaumin 1957 SECTION Breviflores Photo courtesy of Andy's Orchids, Copyright 2002 All rights reserved

Flower Closeup Photo by Eric Hunt

What has been know as D alterum Photo by Lourens Grobler

LATE To EARLY

Common Name The Dantan Dendrobium

Flower Size 1/5 to 2/5" [.5 to 1 cm]

Found in Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam as a small to medium sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte with erect, clustered, canes that are narrowest below and swollen above carrying 4 to 6, oblong to lanceolate leaves that blooms on a short inflorescence arising from the nodes near the apex of the cane and having tightly clustered flowers occuring in the late spring and early summer

Synonyms Dendrobium alterum Seidenfadden 1985

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Thai Orchid Species Rakpaibulsombay 1992 as D alterum photo fide Orchid Species Culture; Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Dendrobium and their Relatives Lavarack, Harris and Stocker 2000 photo fide; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2001 photo fide; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo fide; The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006 photo fide; Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007 drawing fide; Wild Orchids of Myanmar Nyan Tun [Mr Myanmar] 2014 as D alterum photo fide;

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