Dendrobium keithii Ridl 1896 SECTION Aporum

Photo by Eric Hunt

Another Flower Angle

Plant and Flower

Photos by Manorot Tangsaveepha Copyright , and the Butterfly and Orchids Photo Gallery

Part Shade HotWarm Fall

Common Name Keith's Dendrobium

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found only in lowland Thailand [India?] as a medium sized, pendulous, hot to warm growing epiphyte with erect to pendulous, flattened, slender, curving stems carrying fleshy, acute, flat, imbricating, all in one plane leaves that blooms in the fall on a short, single flowered inflorescence with the flowers held on the centerline of the stem all up and down forming a row of flowers

Synonyms Aporum keithii (Ridl.) M.A.Clem. 2003

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1960; Opera Botanica #83 Orchid Genera in Thailand XII Dendrobium Sw. Seidenfaden 1985 drawing/photo fide; Orchid Species Culture; Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Dendrobium and their Relatives Lavarack, Harris and Stocker 2000 photo fide; Orchid Genera of Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam Schuiteman & De vogel 2000 photo fide; Orchid Flora of Kamrup District, Assam Iswar Chandra Barua 2001 drawing fide; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2001 photo good; Botanica's Orchids 2002 photo fide; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo good; Flora's Orchids Nash & La Croix 2005 photo fide; The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006 photo fide; The Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007 drawing ok; Turczaninowia 16(4):26-46 NEW AND RARE ORCHIDS (ORCHIDACEAE) IN THE FLORA OF CAMBODIA AND LAOS Averyanov 2013 ; Wild Orchids of Myanmar Hyan Tun [Mr Myanmar] 2014 Photo fide ;

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