Dendrobium lobatum (Blume) Miq. 1859 SECTION Aporum

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Part Sun Hot WarmWinter summer

Common Name or Meaning The Lobed Dendrobium

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Borneo, Java, Malaysia and Sumatra large trees next to rivers and in freshwater swamps at elevations of sealevel to 1000 meters as a medium sized, hot to warm, pendant growing epiphyte with a clumping, flaccid, leafy throughout, often branching, pendulous stem with small, acute, imbricate, conduplicate leaves and blooms in the winter and summer on a very short, axillary, successively single flowered inflorescence, carrying non-resupinate flowers

Synonyms *Aporum lobatum Blume 1825; Callista lobata (Blume) Kuntze 1891; Dendrobium bicornutum Schltr. 1906; Dendrobium rhizophoreti Ridl. 1896

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Von Java J.J.Sm. 1905; Materials For a Flora of the Malayan Penninsula Part 1 Ridley 1907 as D rhizophoreti; ; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren Atlas J.J.Smith 1908 drawing fide; Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910; Flora of Malaya Vol 1 Orchids Vol 1 Holttum 1953 drawing fide; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1960 not = D anceps; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1965 corrections; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965; Die Orchideen lieferung 11 Schlechter/Brieger 1981 as Aporum lobatum; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Wood & Seidenfadden 1992 drawing fide; Orchids of Java Comber 1990; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994 as D bicornutum; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; Orchid Species Culture, Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Living with Orchids in Sumatra Landau 1996 photo fide; Orchids of Sarawak Beaman & Wood 2001 photo fide; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001 photo ok; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 6 2010; Wild Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia Ong, O'Byrne, Yong & Saw 2011 photo fide; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 2 O'Byrne 2011 photo fide; Dendrobium of Borneo Wood 2014 photo/drawing fide; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 6 Epidendrodeae Part 3 Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmussen 2014