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

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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 ; 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; The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006 photo fide; Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009; Flora of China Vol 25 Illustrations Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2010 drawing ok; The Wild Orchids in Yunnan Xu Xiang Ye & Liu 2010 photos fide;