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This species is accepted, and its native range is Himalaya to China (S. Yunnan) and Indo-China.

Native to:

Andaman Is., Assam, China South-Central, East Himalaya, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam, West Himalaya

Dendrobium polyanthum Wall. ex Lindl. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Griffith, W. [s.n.] K000894429 Unknown type material
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 2009], Myanmar K001114895
Wailes [s.n.], Myanmar K000894430
s.coll. [s.n.] 76695.000
Mar 1, 1984 Kerr, A.F.G. [s.n.], Thailand Dendrobium primulinum K000596510
Mar 1, 1984 Kerr, A.F.G. [0391], Thailand Dendrobium primulinum K000596511
Mar 1, 1984 Kerr, A.F.G. [0391], Thailand Dendrobium primulinum K000596514
Feb 1, 1984 Kerr, A.F.G. [s.n.], Thailand Dendrobium primulinum K000596512
Feb 1, 1984 Kerr, A.F.G. [s.n.], Thailand Dendrobium primulinum K000596513
Feb 1, 1984 Kerr, A.F.G. [0795], Thailand Dendrobium primulinum K000596515
Dendrobium primulinum 17995.000
Dendrobium primulinum 17998.000
Dendrobium primulinum 19872.000
Dendrobium primulinum 19875.000
Dendrobium primulinum 19876.000
Dendrobium primulinum 20808.000
Thailand Dendrobium primulinum 47217.000
Kerr, A.F.G. [0726], Thailand Dendrobium primulinum K000596516
Kerr, A.F.G. [0297], Thailand Dendrobium primulinum K000596517
Kerr, A.F.G. [0242], Thailand Dendrobium primulinum K000596518
Kerr, A.F.G. [75], Thailand Dendrobium primulinum K000596519
Kerr, A.F.G. [s.n.], Thailand Dendrobium primulinum K000596520
Menzies, D. [507], Thailand Dendrobium primulinum 47487.000
Vietnam Dendrobium primulinum 50323.000

First published in Gen. Sp. Orchid. Pl.: 81 (1830)

Accepted by

  • Wu, Z. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2009). Flora of China 25: 1-570. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • Wood, H.P. (2006). The Dendrobiums: 1-847. A.R.G. Gantner Verlag K.G., Ruggell.

Not accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Dendrobium cretaceum.]

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