!Dyakia hendersoniana (Rchb. f.) Christenson 1986


Photos by Jay Pfahl


Common Name Henderson's Dyakia [English Nurseryman 1800's]

Flower Size 1" [3cm]

This species was previously known as Ascocentrum hendersonianum. It is found in Borneo and is a hot to warm growing, minature epiphyte at elevations of 500 to 800 meters in riverine, seasonally swampy forest with a short stem carrying, ligulate to oblanceolate, unequally, obtusely bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the spring and summer on an erect, to 6" [15 cm] long, densly many [to 40] flowered inflorescence with broadly ovate bracts with showy, fragrant flowers.

Synonyms Ascocentrum hendersonianium [Rchb.f.] Schlechter 1914; *Saccolabium hendersonianum Rchb.f 1875

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915 as Ascocentrum hendersonianum; AOS Bulletin Vol 32 No 1 1963 as Ascocentrum hendersonianum ; Encylopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965 as Ascocentru hendrsonianum drawing fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 37 No 2 1968 as Ascocentrum hendersonianum photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 37 # 6 1968 as Ascocentrum hendersonianumphoto fide; Orchid Digest Vol 51 No 4 1987 as Ascocentrum hendersonianum photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 57 No 2 1988 photo; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 19/20 1129 - 1264 Brieger 1988 drawing/photo fide; Miniature Orchids Northern 1988 as Ascocentrum hendersonianum; The Manual Of Cultivated Orchid Species Bechtel, Cribb & Laurent 1992 photo fide; Orchids of Borneo Vol 1 Chan, Lamb, Shim & Wood 1994 drawing/photo fide; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 65 Vol 7 1996 photo fide; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 1 O'Byrne 2001 photo fide; Orchids of Sarawak Beaman, Wood & Beaman etal 2001 drawing fide; Mille et Une Mini Orchideees Roguenant 2009 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 86 #7 2017 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 86 #8 2017 photo fide;