Dendrobium heterocarpum Lindl. (Stem: Dendrobium heterocarpum Lindl.): Stems often oblique, thick fleshy, base narrow, up thicker, how many were sticky, unbranched, with the number of nodes, the number of swollen. Leaves leathery, oblong-lanceolate. Racemes from the top of the old fallen leaves, with 1-4 flowers; flowers developed, with aroma, sepals and petals silvery white or milk yellow; petals ovate-oblong, 2.5-2.8 cm long, 9- 10 mm, apex acute, margin entire, with 5 main veins and many branches; ovules ovate-lanceolate, nearly as long as sepals, not 3-lobed. Flowering from March to April.
Born in 1500-1750 meters above sea level in the forest in the mountains. Distributed in China Yunnan, Sri Lanka, India, Nepal, Sikkim, Bhutan, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia. This flower has cultivated, with high horticultural value.
Dendrobium heterocarpum Lindl. is a kind of hi-perennial herbaceous hippocampus, hi warm and humid, with an annual rainfall of more than 1000 mm, half-shade half-sun environment, the average January temperature above 8 ℃ in the growth of subtropical forests is better , Suitable for growing temperature of 15 to 28 degrees, suitable for growing air humidity above 60%, less demanding on soil fertility, wild and more in the loose and thick bark or trunk growth, and some also grow in the crevice. Is an aerial root, the main requirements of the root permeability is good, the best substrate to breathe air ventilation, in the appropriate temperature and humidity, fast growth, survivability is very strong. Spring and early summer each year, biennial stems on the section of the inflorescence, flowering stems grow into new stems into stems, autumn and winter into the dormant period.