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LIGHT
partial shade
WATER
same as Chinese Dendrobium
HUMIDITY
same as Chinese Dendrobium
TEMPERATURE
cool/warm temperature tolerant
BLOOM SEASON
fragrant, blooms in Spring

 

Mount on driftwood, water sparingly through the winter months and reduce the fertilizer until the initiation of new growth in the spring. Then full on watering and fertilizer till fall. Air circulation and bright light are essential for blooming. 

 

Tom P. earned 2nd Place at the NVOS "Show and Tell" in May of 2015.

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CULTIVATION

The International Orchid Register

Dendrobium thyrsiflorum

Dendrobium
Epithet
thyrsiflorum
Synonym Flag
This is not a synonym

 

SOURCE: The International Orchid Register

 

The Internet Orchid Species Photo Encyclopedia 

Common Name The Pine Cone-Like Raceme Dendrobium - In Thailand - Ueang mawn khai - In China Qui Hua Shi Hu

Flower Size to 2" [to 5 cm]

Found in the Chinese Himalayas, Hainan China, Assam India, eastern Himalayas, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos and Vietnam at elevations of 1200 to 2000 meters as a small to large sized, cool growing, epiphytic, lithophytic or terrestrial speciesfound in humid, mossy mixed and coniferous forests with slender, ridged, rounded, club-shaped, yellowish apically stems carrying 5 to 7, persistent, smooth, flexible, dark green leaves that blooms in the spring on a pendant, 12" [30 cm] long, densly several to many [30 to 50] fragrant flowered raceme that arise from near the apex of the cane.

Mount on driftwood, water sparingly through the winter months and reduce the fertilizer until the initiation of new growth in the spring. Then full on watering and fertilizer till fall. Air circulation and bright light are essential for blooming.

 

Synonyms

 

  • Callista thyrsiflora (Rchb.f. ex André) M.A.Clem. 2003
  • Dendrobium densiflorum var. alboluteum Hook.f. 1869
  • Dendrobium galliceanum Linden 1890
  • Dendrobium thyrsiflorum var. bronckartii Cogn. 1904
  • Dendrobium thyrsiflorum var. minutiflorum Aver. 2012

References

  • W3 Tropicos
  • Kew Monocot list 
  • IPNI
  • Orchids of Burma Grant 1895/1995 as D Galliceanum
  • Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915 photo ok
  • Flora of Malaya Vol 1 Orchids Holttum 1953
  • AOS Bulletin Vol 28 No 9 1959 photo as D densiflorum var albo-luteum
  • The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1959 photo
  • AOS Bulletin Vol 33 No 10 1964 photo
  • Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965
  • Beautiful Thai Orchid Species Kamemoto & Sagarik 1975 photo fide
  • AOS Bulletin Vol 48 No 3 1979 photo
  • Indian Orchids: A guide to Identification and Culture Vol II Pradhan 1979
  • Orchid Digest Vol 45 No 6 1981 photo fide
  • A Guide to Orchids of the World Hodgson, Paine & Anderson 1991 Photo fide
  • Thai Orchid Species Rakpaibulsombay 1992 photo fide
  • The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Orchids Pridgeon 1992 photo fide
  • Manual of Orchids Stewart 1995
  • 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
  • Dendrobium and its Relatives Lavarack, Harris and Stocker 2000 photo fide
  • Orchid Genera of Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam Schuiteman & De vogel 2000 photo fide
  • A Field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2001 photo fide
  • Australian Orchid Review Vol 67 No 4 2002 photo
  • The Orchids of Bhutan Pearce & Cribb 2002
  • Botanica's Orchids 2002 photo fide
  • AOS Bulletin Vol 72 No 6 2003 photo
  • AOS Bulletin Vol 73 No 2 2004 photo
  • Wild Orchids in Myanamar Vol 2 Tanaka 2004 photo fide
  • A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo fide
  • Flora's Orchids Nash & La Croix 2005 photo fide
  • The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006 photo fide
  • Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007
  • Native Orchids From Gaoligongshan Mountains, China Xiaohua, Xiaodong and Xiaochun 2009 photo fide
  • A Field Guide to the Orchids of China Singchi, Zhongjian, Yibo, Xiaohua and Zhanhuo 2009 photo fide
  • Flora of China Vol 25 Zhengyi, Raven & Deyuan 2009
  • The Wild Orchids in Yunnan Xu Xiang Ye & Liu 2010 photos fide
  • Le Petit Larousse des Orchidees Lecoufle, Barthelemy & Schmidt 2013
  • Wild Orchids of Myanmar Hyan Tun [Mr Myanmar] 2014 Photo fide

 

SOURCE: The Internet Orchid Species Photo Encyclopedia
 
 

Orchids Wiki

Dendrobium thyrsiflorum is a species of genus Dendrobium

Description

Plant blooms in the spring with thirty to fifty 5 cm wide fragrant flowers.

Distribution

Plant is found in the mossy coniferous forest of the Himalayas, Hainan China, Assam India, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos and Vietnam at elevations of 1200 to 2000 meters

Culture

Plant grows in cool to warm temperatures with medium amounts of light. Keep plant moist and fertilize during growth season. During winter reduce watering until new shoots appear. Grow in a well drain mix of sphagnum moss or medium fir bark.

Naming

Common Names: The Pine Cone-Like Raceme Dendrobium

Synonym

  1. Callista thyrsiflora (Rchb.f. ex André) M.A.Clem. 2003
  2. Dendrobium densiflorum var. alboluteum Hook.f. 1869
  3. Dendrobium galliceanum Linden 1890

 

SOURCE: Orchids Wiki

 


Not a small plant, requires lots of room

 

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