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

Drawing of Thailand orchid Drawing by Seidenfaden.

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Common Name The Large Horned Dendrobium [refers to the column]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in penninsular Malaysia as a medium to large sized epiphyte with slender, internoded stems carrying many, lanceolate, membraneous, acuminate leaves that blooms on a 1.4" [3.5 cm] long, to 6 flowered inflorescence arising towards the apex of on leafless canes

Synonyms Callista megaceras (Hook.f.) Kuntze 1891; Eurycaulis megaceras (Hook.f.) M.A.Clem. 2003; Pedilonum megaceras (Hook.f.) Brieger 1981;

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; Flora of Malaysia Vol 1 Holttum 1953; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1960 as D hymenopterum drawing fide; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1965 corrections; Die Orchideen lieferung 11 Schlechter/Brieger 1981 as Pedilonum megaceras; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing fide; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996