Dendrobium hymenopterum Hook.f. 1890 SECTION Calcarifera TYPE Drawing From Icones 21 Hooker 1890.

Drawing Drawing Seidenfaden

Part Shade CoolLATE Spring

Common Name The Membraneous Wing Dendrobium

Flower Size 3/4" [1.4 cm]

Found in Thailand, penninsular Malaysia and Sumatra at elevations around 1000 to 1700 meters as a medium to large sized, cool growing epiphyte with spotted, almost globose becoming narrow above, then thickened and fleshy and becoming narrow and cylindrical near the apex stem carrying many, linear-lanceolate, strongly acuminate leaves that blooms in the late spring on a short, 2 to 4 flowered inflorescence arising from near the apex of the stem

Synonyms Callista hymenoptera (Hook.f.) Kuntze 1891; Dendrobium hymenanthum Hook.f. 1890; Dendrobium singalanense Kraenzl. 1910; Eurycaulis hymenanthus M.A.Clem. 2003; Eurycaulis singalanensis (Kraenzl.) M.A.Clem. 2003; Pedilonum hymenopterum (Hook.f.) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones 21 Hooker 1890 drawing fide; Materials For a Flora of the Malayan Penninsula Part 1 Ridley 1907; Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910; Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910 as D singalanaense; Flora of Malaysia Vol 1 Holttum 1953; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1960 description not = D intricatum/drawing not = D megaceras; 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 fide; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001;