Dendrobium trigonopus Rchb. f. 1887
Description: This species is a small sized, cold to warm growing epiphyte that is found in Burma, Thailand, southwestern China, Laos and Vietnam in forests on tree trunks at elevations of 300 to 1500 meters with tufted, fusiform, sulcate, shiny purplish brown, stems carrying 1 to 4, subterminal, ligulate or oblong, thick, papery, dull green, acute leaves that blooms in the late winter and early spring on a very short, 1 to 4 flowered raceme with minute bracts and waxy, fragrant flowers that arises from the nodes near the apex of both leafed and leafless canes.
Size: stem about 5-11 cm, 12-15 mm in diameter, from green to golden yellow, depending on age and season, fusiform, sometimes club-shaped, thick and fleshy, unbranched, with 3-5 nodes. Interstices of about 2 cm. Leaves of 3 or 4. The leaves are oblong, 8-9.5 x 1.5-2.5 (or more) cm, leathery, sharp peaks. The inflorescences in an amount of 1 or 2, arcuate, 2- or 3-flowered. Bracts ovate-triangular, about 5 mm, fleshy, apex acute.
Collector/Witnesses: Pr. Marpha Telepova-Texier
Year Collected: 2011
Growing Media: wood/pot
Flowering Period: February - march
Color: bright golden sepals and petals, lip golden color with greenish
Water: 1 – 2 time daily
Light: bright light
Temperature: 22-36 °C