Dendrobium henryi Schltr. 1921 SECTION Holochrysa? Photo by Copyright © W C Schraut and Orchids and More Website

Another Flower Photo courtesy of © Lourens Grobler

Inflorescence

Flower Closeup

Plant and Flowers Photos by © André Schuiteman, courtesy of Jaap Vermeulen and Dr. E.F. de Vogel and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website

Fragrance Part sun Warm Cool EARLY SpringEARLY Fall

Common Name or Meaning Henry's Dendrobium [Henry Wilson English/American Plant Collector in China early 1900's] - In China Shu Hua Shi Hu

Flower Size 2 to 2.4" [5 to 6 cm]

Found in Guangxi, Guizhou, south Hunan and south Yunnan provinces of China, northwestern Vietnam and Thailand in montane forests on trees at elevations of 600 to 1700 meters as a small to medium sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte or terrestro-lithophyte with cylindrical, angled at each node stems carrying many deciduous, thin, oblong to oblong-lanceolate, acute, slightly disitchous leaves that blooms in the late spring through early fall on a slender, .8 to 23" [2 to 5 cm] long, 1 to 3 flowered inflorescence arising from the nodes of leafless canes and carrying fragrant flowers

Synonyms Dendrobium daoense Gagnep. 1950; Dendrobium evaginatum Gagnep. 1932; Grastidium daoense (Gagnep.) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Identification of the Orchids [Orchidaceae Juss.] Vietnam Averyanov 1994 as D daoense; Identification of the Orchids [Orchidaceae Juss.] Vietnam Averyanov 1994 as D evaginatum; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Wild Orchids of China Tsi, Chen Mori 1997 photo fide; Native Orchids of China in Colour Singchi, Zhanhuo and Yibo 1999 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 63 #4 1999 photo fide; The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006 photo fide; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; Orchid Digest Vol 74 #4 2010 photo fide; Flora of China Vol 25 Illustrations Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2010 drawing ok; The Wild Orchids in Yunnan Xu Xiang Ye & Liu 2010 photos fide;

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