Dendrobium ochreatum Lindl.1828 SECTION Dendrobium Photo by Danny Lentz, plant grown by the Atlanta Botanical Garden Copyright 2002 All rights reserved

Common Name or Meaning The Stem Clasping Tube Dendrobium - Ueang ta Khap - Ueang mieng - Ueang kham khaw - Ueang kham phak prap

Flower Size 2" to 2.8" [5 to 7 cm]

Found in Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam in humid, mossy mixed and coniferous forests at elevations of 1200 to 1600 meters as a small to medium sized, cool growing epiphyte, terrestrial or lithophyte and has short, drooping, curved, swollen noded stems with red streaks and spots carrying 15, ovate-lanceolate, thin, deciduous leaves and blooms in the winter, spring summer and fall on many very short, simultaneous inflorescence that arise from every node of the newly formed stem and has 1 to 3, fragrant, long-lived, pubescent lipped flowers per inflorescence

this orchid requires as bright light as possible and a 1 to 2 month period of as little water as possible.

Synonyms Callista ochreata (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891 ; Dendrobium cambridgeanum Paxton 1839

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915; Atlas des Orchidees Cultivees Constantin 1920 as Eudendrobium ochreatum drawing good; Die Orchideen 2 Auflage Schlechter 1927; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1959 drawing good; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1965 corrections; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965; Beautiful Indian Orchids and How to grow them Ghose 1968; Indian Orchids: A guide to Identification and Culture Vol II Pradhan 1979 photo fide; Opera Botanica #83 Orchid Genera in Thailand XII Dendrobium Sw. Seidenfaden 1985 drawing/photo fide; A Guide to Orchids of the World Hodgson, Paine & Anderson 1991 Photo fide; Thai Orchid Species Rakpaibulsombay 1992 photo fide; Manual of Orchids Stewart 1995; Orchid Species Culture; Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Dendrobium and its 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; Wild Orchids in Myanamar Vol 3 Tanaka 2007 photo fide; Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007; AOS Bulletin Vol 78 No 1 2009 photo; Wild Orchids of Myanmar Hyan Tun [Mr Myanmar] 2014 Photo fide ;

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