Dendrobium hekouense Z.J.Liu & L.J.Chen 2011 SECTION Dendrobium

Another Angle

Plant and Flowers in situ Photos by Zhong-Jian Liu and The Orchideen Journal Website

Part shade Cool Fall

Common Name The Hekou Dendrobium [A town of northern Yunnan Province China]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Yunnan China on the underside of branches so the flowers do not get water in them at elevations of 1000 to 2000 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte that blooms in the fall

Related to D wangliangii Hu, Long & Jin from which it differs by its dorsal sepal larger than petals, obliquely ovate-triangular lateral sepals broader than long, cylindrical mentum 1.2 1.3 cm long and a trilobed lip.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchideen Journal Artikel aus Heft 2 / 2011 photos fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 87 #10 2018 photo fide;