Dendrobium Sw.

This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical Asia to Pacific and New Zealand.

Native to:

Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Cambodia, Caroline Is., China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Christmas I., Cook Is., East Himalaya, Fiji, Hainan, India, Japan, Jawa, Kermadec Is., Korea, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maldives, Maluku, Marianas, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New South Wales, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Nicobar Is., Niue, Norfolk Is., Northern Territory, Philippines, Queensland, Samoa, Santa Cruz Is., Society Is., Solomon Is., Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Tasmania, Thailand, Tibet, Tonga, Tubuai Is., Vanuatu, Victoria, Vietnam, Wallis-Futuna Is., West Himalaya, Western Australia

Introduced into:

Cuba, Hawaii, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Puerto Rico, Seychelles, Trinidad-Tobago

Dendrobium Sw. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Sep 1, 2010 Du, N.V. et al. [HNK 3347], Vietnam K000396208 No
Oct 1, 2005 Forman, L.L. [1207], Brunei 55300.000 No
Oct 1, 2005 de Vogel, E. [9042], Borneo 56532.000 No
Jul 1, 2003 Hunt, P.F. [2322a], Solomon Is. 29883.000 No
Jul 1, 2003 Kerr, A.D., Laos 32300.000 No
Feb 1, 2001 Mahyar, U. [5166], Indonesia 62372.000 No
Dec 1, 2000 Sands, M.J.S. [6412], Indonesia 71892.000 No
18037.000 No
18042.000 No
18044.000 No
18048.000 No
Indonesia 18049.000 No
18050.000 No
19369.000 No
19374.000 No
Indonesia 19918.000 No
Indonesia 19923.000 No
20891.000 No
New Guinea 20895.000 No
20897.000 No
22543.000 No
Mason, L.M. [2630], New Caledonia 26332.015 No
Mason, L.M. [1768], New Guinea 28632.000 No
Mason, L.M. [1810], New Guinea 28646.000 No
Chadim, V.A. [CH 176], New Guinea 28668.000 No
Cruttwell, N.E.G. [870], Papua New Guinea 31044.000 No
Rokuja [Mason 2232] 31820.000 No
Mason, L.M. [2253], New Guinea 31931.000 No
Kerr, A.D. [371], Laos 32297.000 No
Kerr, A.D. [1602], Laos 32299.000 No
Kerr, A.D. [1144], Laos 32304.000 No
Kerr, A.D. [476], Laos 32312.000 No
Kerr, A.D. [804], Laos 32335.000 No
Kerr, A.D. [732], Laos 32398.000 No
Mason, L.M. [2385], New Caledonia 32480.000 No
Mason, L.M. [2613], New Caledonia 32686.000 No
Mason, L.M. [2312] 32972.000 No
Mason, L.M. [2765], New Guinea 34453.000 No
Millar, A.N. [NGF 38407], New Guinea 36103.000 No
Tan, K., Indonesia 36441.000 No
Sholtes, P., Philippines 36472.000 No
Lavarack, P.S., Australia 37024.000 No
Papua New Guinea 39803.000 No
Morrison, A. [in PNGH 44C], Papua New Guinea 41941.000 No
Cribb, P.J. [S 57] 43117.000 No
43342.000 No
43928.000 No
Cribb, P.J. [S 152], Papua New Guinea 44071.000 No
Cribb, P.J. [S 160], Papua New Guinea 44074.000 No
Cribb, P.J. [S 132], Papua New Guinea 44076.000 No
Reeve, T. [386], Papua New Guinea 44754.000 No
Reeve, T. [387], Papua New Guinea 44756.000 No
Reeve, T.M. [841], Papua New Guinea 47289.000 No
Cribb, P. [5145], Solomon Is. 48687.000 No
Solomon Is. 50055.000 No
Comber, J.B. [1719], Indonesia 52870.000 No
Cribb, P.J. [17], Vanuatu 53169.000 No
Woody, B. [14], Indonesia 54582.000 No
Lewis, B.A. [23], Solomon Is. 56570.000 No
Thailand 58666.000 No
Sands, M.J.S. [118], Indonesia 6049.267 No
Sands, M.J.S. [141], Indonesia 6049.270 No
Dickson, M. [MD 170], Indonesia 60970.000 No
Dickson, M. [MD 226], Indonesia 60975.000 No
Dickson [MD 145], Indonesia 60976.000 No
Dickson [MD 220], Indonesia 60993.000 No
Stocker, G., Malaysia 61225.000 No
Mursidawati, S. [21], Indonesia 61362.000 No
Mursidawati, S. [557], Indonesia 61366.000 No
Mursidawati, S. [1074], Indonesia 61367.000 No
Mursidawati, S. [214], Indonesia 61372.000 No
Milliken, W. [1080], Sulawesi 73094.000 No
Chase, M.W.C. [83191] 75228.000 No
Chase, M.W.C. [75275] 75275.000 No
75944.000 No
75946.000 No
Yong, R. [279], Malaysia 77576.000 No
75942.000 No
74466.000 No
s.coll. [Cat. no. s.n.], Nepal K001132576 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. s.n.], Assam K001132575 Yes
74353.000 No
DeVogel, E.F. [1704], Brunei 74616.000 No
s.coll. [Cat. no. s.n.] K001132571 Yes
Roelfsema, T [s.n.], Fiji 66794.000 No
TCB [223] 76110.000 No
Bario 77192.000 No
Epigeneium 10783.000 No
Roelfsema Wageningen [980359], Malaysia Epigeneium 76440.000 No
DeVogel, E.F. [1904a], Brunei Epigeneium 77244.000 No
DeVogel, E.F. [1199], Malaysia Epigeneium 77246.000 No
Roelfsema, T. [970258], Malaysia Epigeneium 76439.000 No
Vermeulen, J.J. [26486], Malaysia Epigeneium 76441.000 No
DeVogel, E.F. [1909], Brunei Epigeneium 77243.000 No
Schuiteman, A. [933144], Malaysia Epigeneium 77242.000 No
DeVogel, E.F. [1131], Malaysia Epigeneium 77245.000 No
Jul 1, 2003 Hunt, P.F. [2926], Solomon Is. Diplocaulobium 29884.000 No
Diplocaulobium 19927.000 No
Diplocaulobium 19928.000 No
Diplocaulobium 19929.000 No
Cribb, P.J. [S 155], Papua New Guinea Diplocaulobium 43135.000 No
Cribb, P.J. [S 130], Papua New Guinea Diplocaulobium 44075.000 No
Lewis, B.A. [21], Solomon Is. Diplocaulobium 57265.000 No
Dickson [MD 218], Indonesia Diplocaulobium 60971.000 No
Milliken, W. [1219], Indonesia Diplocaulobium 62982.000 No
Milliken, W. [1222], Indonesia Diplocaulobium 63116.000 No
Feb 1, 1998 Yong, R. [117], Malaysia Flickingeria 70810.000 No
Cribb, P. [263], Indonesia Flickingeria 56591.000 No
de Vogel, E. [9237], Malaysia Flickingeria 56742.000 No
de Vogel, E. [9169], Malaysia Flickingeria 56745.000 No
Borneo Flickingeria 6130.000 No
Gravendeel, B. [982181], Sarawak Flickingeria 62149.000 No
Gravendeel, B. [982180], Sarawak Flickingeria 62150.000 No
Flickingeria 62464.000 No
de Vogel, E.F. [941], Borneo Flickingeria 71967.000 No
Jul 1, 2003 Hunt, P.F. [2926], Solomon Is. Cadetia 28832.000 No
New Guinea Cadetia 21068.000 No
Cruttwell, N.E.G. [92], Papua New Guinea Cadetia 22531.000 No
Cribb, P.J. [S 150], Papua New Guinea Cadetia 44080.000 No
Milliken, W. [1329], Indonesia Cadetia 60020.000 No
Mursidawati, S. [641], Indonesia Cadetia 61369.000 No
Sands, M.J.S. [1123], Papua New Guinea Cadetia 9108.013 No
Johns, R. [s.n.], Indonesia Cadetia 71539.000 No

First published in Nova Acta Regiae Soc. Sci. Upsal. 6: 82 (1799)

Accepted by

  • Adams, P.B. (2011). Systematics of Dendrobiinae (Orchidaceae), with special reference to Australian taxa Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 166: 105-126.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.C. & Rasmussen, F.N. (2014). Genera Orchidacearum 6: 1-544. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  • Schuiteman, A. (2011). Dendrobium (Orchidaceae): To split or not to split? Gardens' Bulletin Singapore 63: 245-257.
  • Wood, H.P. (2006). The Dendrobiums: 1-847. A.R.G. Gantner Verlag K.G., Ruggell.
  • Wu, Z. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2009). Flora of China 25: 1-570. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

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  • Interactive Key to Seed Plants of Malesia and Indo-China

    The Malesian Key Group (2010) Interactive Key to Seed Plants of Malesia and Indo-China (Version 2.0, 28 Jul 2010) The Nationaal Herbarium Nederland Leiden and The Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

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