Dendrobium farmerii is an orchid species name for which no taxonomic record was found. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Dendrobium farmeri.
ORIGIN: Found in the eastern Himalayas, Assam, Nepal, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos and Malaysia in evergreen lowland forests and primary montane forests at elevations of 150 to 1000 meters on primary growth tall trees high up over rivercourses and prefers some shade and heavy watering with a short winter rest.
DESCRIPTION: This pendulous, hot to warm growing epiphyte has clavate or fusiform, 4 angled above stems carrying 2 to 4, towards the apex, coriaceous, ovate-lanceolate, acute or acuminate leaves and is a spring blooming orchid that has axillary, to 8 [20 cm] long, pendent, many densly flowered, cylindrical racemose inflorescence that arise from the nodes near the apex of leafless and leafed canes.
FLOWER SIZE: 1.2 to 2 inches [3 to 5 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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