Dendrobium contains about 1200 species. Most of them are epiphytes upon trees
or rocks and are distributed in tropical and sub-tropical Asia and Oceania especially in Southeast Asia.
Its genus name is derived from the Greek word Dendron (meaning on the trees) and bios (meaning living).
Dendrobium thyrsiflorum is an epiphyte and is a wild species which grows wild at around 1200 m above sea level
in India, Myanmar, Vietnam, Yunnan China and especially in Thailand.
All plants belonging to the Orchidaceae are regulated under the Washington Convention.
| Classification ||Orchidaceae Dendrobium|
| Scientific name ||Dendrobium thyrsiflorum|
| Japanese name ||---|
| English name ||---|
| Native locality ||Southeast Asia|
Ecological description ||Epiphyte|
| RDB || --- |
| Planting place ||Orchid Corner|