Dendrobium pandaneti Ridl. 1896 SECTION Distichophyllae

Photo by J.B. Comber and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Webpage

Another Flower

Plant and Flowers

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Side View of Flower

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Original Drawing

Drawing courtesy of Swiss Orchid Foundation and the Jany Renz Herbarium

Part shade Hot Spring

Common Name The Pandan Growing Dendrobium

Flower Size .8" to 1" [2 to 2.5 cm]

Found in Thailand, penninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Java and Borneo in lowland forests on palms and pandans at elevations of 400 to 600 meters as a medium sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with shiny green to yellow, cylindric, smooth, often branching stems carrying 10 to 13 per growth, linear-oblong, thin, shiny, pale green, two ranked, gradually narrowing below into the clasping base leaves that blooms in the spring on several, from the apical nodes of the stem, racemose 2 to 3 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Dendrobium mega Kraenzl. 1910; Distichorchis pandaneti (Ridl.) M.A.Clem. 2003

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; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren Atlas J.J.Smith 1908 drawing fide; Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910 D mega; Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910; Flora of Malaya Vol 1 Orchids Holttum 1953; AOS Bulletin Vol 27 #9 1958 drawing fide; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1960; Opera Botanica #83 Orchid Genera in Thailand XII Dendrobium Sw. Seidenfaden 1985 drawing fide; Orchids of Java Comber 1990 photo fide; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Wood & Seidenfaden 1992 drawing fide/photo ok; The Plants of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Orchids Wood Beaman & Beaman 1993; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994 drawing ok; Orchid Species Culture; Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Dendrobium and its Relatives Lavarack, Harris and Stocker 2000 photo fide; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001 photo no?; Orchids of Sarawak Beaman, Wood, Beaman & Beaman 2001; The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006 photo maybe; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 10 2012 photo fide; Dendrobium of Borneo Wood 2014 photo/drawing fide