Dendrobium chrysocrepis (Orchidaceae), a new record for Thailand


  • Orporn Phueakkhlai Department of Forest Biology, Faculty of Forestry, Kasetsart University, Chatuchak, Bangkok 10900, Thailand.
  • Somran Suddee Forest Herbarium, Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation, Chatuchak, Bangkok 10900, Thailand.
  • Trevor R. Hodkinson Department of Botany School of Natural Sciences, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin2, Ireland.
  • Henrik Æ. Pedersen Natural History Museum of Denmark, University of Copenhagen, Øster Voldgade 5–7, DK-1350 Copenhagen K, Denmark.
  • Priwan Srisom 146/1 KrungThep Nonthaburi 42, KrungThep Nonthaburi Rd. Wongsawang, Bang Sue, Bangkok 10800, Thailand.
  • Sarawood Sungkaew Department of Forest Biology, Faculty of Forestry, Kasetsart University, Chatuchak, Bangkok 10900, Thailand. Center for Advanced Studies in Tropical Natural Resources, Kasetsart University, Bangkhen, Bangkok 10900, Thailand.



Dendrobium moschatum, Epidendroideae, northern Thailand


In this paper we report the first confirmed find of Dendrobium chrysocrepis in Thailand. A morphological description, a line drawing and a colour plate are presented (all based on Thai material), whereas some background information on the globally rare species is provided.


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How to Cite

Phueakkhlai, O., Suddee, S., Hodkinson, T. R., Pedersen, H. Æ., Srisom, P., & Sungkaew, S. (2018). Dendrobium chrysocrepis (Orchidaceae), a new record for Thailand. Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany), 46(2), 134–137.