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Orchid Species: Dendrobium hancockii

Dendrobium hancockii is an orchid species identified by Rolfe in 1903.
Genus
Dendrobium (Den.)
Grex
hancockii
(name currently accepted by Kew)
Parents
Species
Author
Rolfe
Year
1903
ORIGIN: Found in Yunnan Province in southern China on tree trunks in forests or on rocks along valleys at elevations of 200 to 1600 [1600 to 2150] meters.

DESCRIPTION: Medium sized, hot to cool growing epiphytic orchid with slender, occasionally branching stems carrying linear, 2.2 to 2.8 [6 to 7 cm] long, unequally bidentate apically leaves that blooms in the spring and early summer on a short, axillary, 1 to 2 flowered, fragrant inflorescence that arises from the apical leaf axils of last years mature canes and occurring in the spring with strongly scented [honey] flowers.

FLOWER SIZE: Almost 1 1/4 inch [to 4 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Origin
Add+ Dendrobium Den odiosum
Most awarded/recent cultivars: Den. hancockii 'Shan' (2014) Den. hancockii 'Kyle' (1997)
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