Dendrobium aphyllum (Roxb.) C.E.C.Fisch.

First published in J.S.Gamble, Fl. Madras: 1416 (1928)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Nepal to S. China and Peninsula Malaysia. It is a pseudobulbous epiphyte or lithophyte and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Laos, Malaya, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam

Recorded in error in:

West Himalaya

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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PAFTOL

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Averyanov, L.V. & al. (2016). New and rare orchids (Orchidaceae) in the flora of Cambodia and Laos. Turczaninowia 19: 5-58.
  • Averyanov, L.V. & al. (2018). New and rare orchid species (Orchidaceae) in the flora of Cambodia and Laos. Novosti Sistematiki Vysshikh Rastenii 49: 24-41.
  • Deb, C.R. & Imchen, T. (2008). Orchid Diversity of Nagaland: 1-288. SciChem Publishing House, Udaipur, India.
  • Girmansyah, D. & al. (eds.) (2013). Flora of Bali an annotated checklist: 1-158. Herbarium Bogorensis, Indonesia.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Hossain, A.B.M. (2002). A Taxonomic report on the genus Dendrobium Sw.. Bangladesh Journal of Plant Taxonomy 9(2): 47-55.
  • Jalal, J.S. & Jayanthi, J. (2015). An annotated checklist of the orchids of western himalaya, India. Lankesteriana 15: 7-50.
  • Lucksom, S.Z. (2007). The orchids of Sikkim and North East Himalaya: 1-984. S.Z.Lucksom, India.
  • Misra, S. (2004). Orchids of Orissa: 1-774. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh, Dehra Dun.
  • Ormerod, P., Kurzweil, H. & Watthana, S. (2021). Annotated List of Orchidaceae for Myanmar. Phytotaxa 481: 1-262.
  • Pandey, R.P. (2009). Floristic diversity of Ferrargunj forest area in South Andaman. Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 33: 747-768.
  • Pasha, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  • Raskoti, B.B. (2009). The Orchids of Nepal: 1-252. Bhakta Bahadur Raskoti and Rita Ale.
  • Schuiteman, A. (2011). The strange case of Dendrobium aphyllum. The Orchid Review 119: 104-110.
  • Sittisujjatham, S. (2006). Wild Orchid of Thailand 1: 1-495. Amarin.
  • 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.

Kew Species Profiles

  • Christenson, E.A. & Wood, H.P. (2003). The mystery of Limodorum aphyllum: resolving lingering taxonomic problems concerning two dendrobiums. AOS Orchids 72: 774-777.
  • Hooker, W.J. (1822). Exotic Flora, Volume I (Plate 9). William Blackwood, Edinburgh.
  • Lavarack, B., Harris, W. & Stocker, G. (2000). Dendrobium and its relatives. Timber Press, Portland, Oregon.
  • Roxburgh, W. (1795). Plants of the Coast of Coromandel, Volume I (Plate 41). George Nicol, London.
  • Schuiteman, A. (2011). The strange case of Dendrobium aphyllum. Orchid Review 119: 104-110.
  • Seidenfaden, G. (1985). Orchid genera in Thailand. XII. Dendrobium Sw. Opera Botanica 83: 1-295.
  • Wood, H. P. (2006). The Dendrobiums. A.R.G. Gantner, Ruggell, Liechtenstein

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Averyanov, L.V. & al. (2016). New and rare orchids (Orchidaceae) in the flora of Cambodia and Laos. Turczaninowia 19: 5-58.
  • Jalal, J.S. & Jayanthi, J. (2015). An annotated checklist of the orchids of western himalaya, India. Lankesteriana 15: 7-50.
  • Pandey, R.P. & Dilwakar, P.G. (2008). An integrated check-list flora of Andaman and Nicobar islands, India. Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 32: 403-500.
  • Pasha, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  • Sittisujjatham, S. (2006). Wild Orchid of Thailand 1: 1-495. Amarin.
  • Wu, Z. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2009). Flora of China 25: 1-570. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
K:SPC-09332.000 No
Senaratna, J.E. [310] K:SPC-20847.000 No
India K:SPC-19783.000 No
K:SPC-17906.000 No
K:SPC-20845.000 No
K:SPC-20843.000 No
India K:SPC-19317.000 No
K:SPC-25955.000 No
[7] K:SPC-06111.000 No
K:SPC-20844.000 No
Burma K:SPC-17902.000 No
Kerr, A.D. [1014/1036] India K:SPC-29866.000 No
K:SPC-17901.000 No
K:SPC-17903.000 No

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