Dendrobium fuscifaucium (Orchidaceae: Epidendroideae: Dendrobieae), a new Laotian species only known in cultivation

01 Apr 2022 Authors: K. Souvannakhoummane, P. Kumar, P. Phonepaseuth
K. Souvannakhoummane

Dendrobium fuscifaucium is described here as a new species from Laos PDR. This species was found at a local nursery and was claimed to have been collected from the limestone mountains of Kasi District (Vientiane Province). Detailed description and comparison, comparison with its allied species, D. hekouenseD. luoi and Dwangliangii is provided, along with flowering phenology and information on habitat. Multiple attempts have failed to locate this species in the wild.