Dendrobium revolutum Lindl. 1840 SECTION Distichophyllum TYPE for the Section Photo by Lourens Grobler

Drawing Drawing by Seidenfaden

Fragrance Part shade Hot Warm Spring THROUGH EARLY Fall

Common Name The Rolled Back Dendrobium

Flower Size 1.6" [4 cm]

Found in Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia and Laos at elevations of 300 to 1000 meters as a medium sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with erect canes carrying many, disitchous, linear-oblong, close set, slightly narrowing towards the base leaves that blooms in the spring through early fall on a short, 1 to rarely 2 flowered inflorescence carrying fragrant flowers.

Comparison photos for ID Lips Spread See also D revolutum

Very similar or confused with D ellipsophyllum. Similar to D austrocaledonium and D uniflorum.

Synonyms Callista revoluta (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891; Distichorchis revoluta (Lindl.) M.A.Clem. 2003

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Burma Grant 1895/1995; Flora of Malaya Vol 1 Orchids Holttum 1953; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitnand 1960 drawing not = D ellipsophyllum; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1965 corrections = D ellipsophyllum; Opera Botanica #83 Orchid Genera in Thailand XII Dendrobium Sw. Seidenfaden 1985 drawing fide; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing good; A Guide to Orchids of the World Hodgson, Paine & Anderson 1991 Photo fide; Orchid Species Culture, Dendrobiums Bakers 1996; Dendrobium and its Relatives Lavarack, Harris and Stocker 2000 under D ellipsophyllum; Orchids of Sarawak Beaman, Wood, Beaman & Beaman 2001 as D cf revolutum; Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007 drawing fide; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 6 Epidendrodeae Part 3 Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmussen 2014