Dendrobium sinuatum (Lindl.) Lindl. ex Rchb.f 1861

SECTION Oxystophyllum [Bl] Miq 1859

Photo by Ong Poh Teck Copyright the The Biological Diversity Clearing House Website

Part sunWarm TO Cool

Common Name The Crooked Dendrobium

Flower Size .4 to .5" [1 to 1.25 cm]

Found in the Thailand, Malaysia, Sumatra and Borneo? in lowlands and lower montane mossy forests at elevations of 500 to 1600 meters as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with simple to branching, pendulous, leafy stems carrying many, lanceolate, flat, fleshy, densely overlapping, alternate leaves that blooms on a short, single to few flowered inflorescence

Synonyms *Aporum sinuatum Lindl. 1841; Callista sinuata (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891; Oxystophyllum sinuatum (Lindl.) M.A.Clem. 2003

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Materials For a Flora of the Malayan Penninsula Part 1 Ridley 1907; Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910; Flora of Malaya Vol 1 Holttum 1953; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1960; Opera Botanica #83 Orchid Genera in Thailand XII Dendrobium Sw. Seidenfaden 1985 drawing/photo fide; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Wood & Seidenfaden 1992 drawing hmm; Orchids of Malaya Segerback 1992 photo good; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001; Orchids of Sarawak Beaman, Wood, Beaman & Beaman 2001; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 as Oxystophyllum sinuatum; Wild Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia Ong, O'Byrne, Yong & Saw 2011 photo fide; Dendrobium of Borneo Wood 2014