Dendrobium chryseum

Den chryseum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Dendrobieae
SubTribe: Dendrobiinae
Genus: Dendrobium
Species: Den. chryseum
Binomial name
Dendrobium chryseum
Rolfe 1888

Dendrobium chryseum is a species of genus Dendrobium


Plant blooms from spring to early summer with four to six 5 cm wide flowers.


Plants are found growing in the Himalayas, Assam India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Myanamar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, southern China and Taiwan at elevations of 1000 to 2150 meters


Plant requires intermediate to warm temperatures and medium amounts of light. Keep plant moist and fertilize during growth season. From fall to winter reduce water and resume normal watering patterns when new shoots appear in spring. Plant is best mounted. Pot in medium fir bark with perlite or sphagnum moss.


Common Names: The Yellow Flowered Dendrobium


  1. Aporum rivesii (Gagnep.) Rauschert 1983
  2. Callista aurantiaca Kuntze 1891
  3. Dendrobium aurantiacum Rchb. f. 1887
  4. Dendrobium aurantiacum var. denneanum (Kerr) Z.H. Tsi 1999
  5. Dendrobium aurantiacum var. zhaojuense (S.C.Sun & L.G.Xu) Z.H.Tsi 1999
  6. Dendrobium chryseum var. bulangense G.Z. Ma & G.J. Xu 1992
  7. Dendrobium clavatum Lindl. 1851-2
  8. Dendrobium clavatum Wall. ex Paxton 1852
  9. Dendrobium clavatum var. aurantiacum (Rchb. f.) T. Tang & F.T. Wang 1951
  10. Dendrobium denneanum Kerr 1933
  11. Dendrobium flaviflorum Hayata 1911
  12. Dendrobium rivesii Gagnep. 1930
  13. Dendrobium rolfei A.D. Hawkes & A.H. Heller 1957
  14. Dendrobium tibeticum Schltr. 1921
  15. Dendrobium zhaojuense S.C.Sun & L.G.Xu 1988

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