Dendrobium fanjingshanense Z.H.Tsi ex X.H.Jin & Y.W.Zhang 2001 SECTION Dendrobium Photo by Arista and Chinese Field Herbarium Website

Common Name The Fanjing Mountain Dendrobium [A mountain in Guizhou Province of China] In China - Die Qiao Shi Hu

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

Found in Guizhou Province of China on tree trunks at elevations of 800 to 1500 meters as a medium sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with slender, grooved, angular stems carrying linear to linear-lanceolate, leathery to thinly leathery, narrowing below into the amplexicaule sheath, obtuse to obliquely retuse leaves that blooms in the spring on a lateral, arising on last years leafless stem, ascending, to 1.4" [6 cm] long, 1 to 2 [3] flowered inflorescence with 3 to 4 basal, thick, papery with raised veins sheaths and pale purplish, cymbiform, thickly papery, obtuse floral bracts and carrying fragrant, spreading flowers.

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; A Field Guide to the Orchids of China Singchi, Zhongjian, Yibo, Xiaohua and Zhanhuo 2009 photo good; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; Flora of China Illustrations Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2010 drawing fide; A Field Guide to the Orchids of China Singchi, Zhongjian, Yibo, Xiaohua and Zhanhuo 2009 as D aurantiacum var denneanum photo hmm;

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