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Dendrobium hercoglossum

Dendrobium hercoglossum Rchb.f., Gard. Chron. 1886(2): 487 (1886).

Distribution: S. China, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam, Pen. Malaysia, Philippines (Mindanao)

Synonyms: Callista hercoglossa (Rchb.f.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 654 (1891).
Callista vexans (Dammer) Kraenzl. in H.G.A.Engler (ed.), Pflanzenr., IV, 50(45): 365 (1910).
Dendrobium poilanei Guillaumin, Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. 31: 263 (1925).
Dendrobium vexans Dammer, Orchis 4: 87 (1910).
Dendrobium wangii C.L.Tso, Sunyatsenia 1: 138 (1933).
Goldschmidtia gracilis Dammer, Orchis 4: 1 (1910).

Dendrobium hercoglossum is a small growing species which grows well and will form a smallish but neat specimen clump if grown in a coarse media in a basket or hanging pot. Found as an epiphyte at 600 - 1200 m.

Dendrobium hercoglossum likes a winter rest but water and fertilize regularly while growing fo rapid growth and abundant flowers. Sometimes fragrant with well displayed masses of delightful, smallish flowers.

Dendrobium hercoglossum

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