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    Dendrobium fytchianum Bateman 1864

    By admin | Dezember 23, 2009

    The beautiful, white Dendrobium fytchianum,
    also called Fytch´s Dendrobium, has been discovered 1863
    in Burma by Captain Grant and Colonel Fytche.
    James Bateman (1811 - 1897), an english horticulturist
    classified the Dendrobium fytchianum in one
    of his three orchid books in 1864.
    In natural surroundings Dendrobium fytchianum orchids
    are considered to be rare.
    The small white flowers reaches a size of just 2-4 cm.

    © Orchids-Flowers.com
    Macro Image: Dendrobium fytchianum Bateman 1864
    Photographer: Posantor “Chocolate” Salie

    © Orchids-Flowers.com
    Image: Dendrobium fytchianum Bateman 1864
    (Orchid Exhibition Ratchaphruek, Dec. 2009, Chiang Mai, Thailand)
    Photographer: Posantor “Chocolate” Salie

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    Topics: Dendrobium Orchids, Orchids | 2 Comments »

    2 Responses to “Dendrobium fytchianum Bateman 1864”

    1. Flowers Says:
      Dezember 25th, 2009 at 11:34

      Nice blog. I am fascinated by the beauty of Orchids. It really looks cute. Keep up the good work.

    2. Kyi May Kaung Says:
      Mai 11th, 2010 at 10:29

      My mother had this one too.

      I am so pleased to find it on your site!

      It is much prized by Burmese and called “Khwa Nyo Pan.”

      “grey hoof? flower?”

      Kyi May Kaung