Dendrobium chrysotoxum Lindl. 1847


Dendrobium chrysotoxum Lindl. 1847 is a highly fragrant, epiphytic growing orchid species, native to Thailand, where it´s called Ueang Kham.

The beautiful, yellow Dendrobium chrysotoxum with it´s honey-like perfume is also found in Myanmar (formerly Burma), Laos, Vietnam, China, Bangladesh and India (Assam). Inflorescences grow up to a length of about 30 cm, flowers get a size of 4-5 cm. Flowering period: February-March. Dendrobium chrysotoxum orchids are protected by CITES Appendix II (trade controlled to avoid use incompatible with species survival). The tropical orchid requires cool - warm temperatures and medium light. Plants should be kept humid, but not wet, during the growth season. Waterings should be restricted during the winter rest until new growth appears.

Dendrobium chrysotoxum Lindl.
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Image: Dendrobium chrysotoxum Lindl. 1847
Photographer: Kitisak ” Nat” Jaidee

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