Dendrobium harveyanum
Reichenbach f. 1883


           

           

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This species occurs in Burma, Thailand ( Doi Suthep), Vietnam (near Dalat) and Yunnan Province in southwest China. It grows at an altitude of around 1100 - 1700m.

D. harveyanum is best grown mounted under intermediate conditions. It needs a cool, bright and dry winter rest to produce spring flowers.

The pseudobulbs are 15-20cm long and the flowers 5cm across.

The flowers have a nice scent of citrus and honey.