Dendrobium tropaeoliflorum Hook.f. 1890 SECTION Calcarifera Drawing by J D Hooker and A Century of Indian Orchids

Common Name The Red Flowered Dendrobium

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in penninsular Malaysia as a small sized epiphyte with a incurved, slender below, tuberous at the base, grooved stem with a few lanceolate, apical, acute leaves that blooms on a pink, 1 to 2" [2.5 to 5 cm] long, few to 6 flowered inflorescence.

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

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *A Century of Indian Orchids J D Hooker 1895 drawing fide; Materials For a Flora of the Malayan Penninsula Part 1 Ridley 1907; Flora of Malaya Vol 1 Orchids Holttum 1953; Die Orchideen lieferung 11 Schlechter/Brieger 1981 as Pedilonum tropaeoliflorum; Flora of Malaya Vol 1 Holttum 1957; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing fide; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996;