Dendrobium cinnabarinum Rchb.f. 1880 SECTION Crumenata Photo by Ingrid Pape and the Orchideen Bilder Species Photo Website

Common Name The Vermillion Dendrobium

Flower Size 2 to 3.2" [5 to 8 cm]

Found in Borneo in lower moss forests on trees and rocks at elevations of 600 to 2200 meters as a medium sized, warm to cold growing epiphyte or lithophyte with thin, 8 ridged towards the base, thicker above and then thinner towards the apex, shiny stems carrying linear-oblong leaves that blooms in the spring and fall on a 2" [5 cm] long, 1 to 3 flowered inflorescence arising from near the apex of leafless stems with short lived flowers

Synonyms Aporum cinnabarinum (Rchb.f.) Rauschert 1983; Ceraia cinnabarina (Rchb.f.) M.A.Clem.2003; Ceraia sanguinea M.A.Clem. 2003; Dendrobium cinnabarinum var. angustitepalum Carr 1935; Dendrobium holttumianum A.D.Hawkes 1957; Dendrobium sanguineum Rolfe 1895;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 63 No 11 1994 photo as D cinnabarinum var angustitepalum; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Dendrobium and their Relatives Lavarack, Harris and Stocker 2000 photo fide; Orchids of Borneo Vol 4 Wood 2003 drawing/photo fide; Orchids of Sarawak Beaman, Wood, Beaman & Beaman 2001 drawing fide; The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006 photo fide; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 5 2010 photo/drawing fide; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 2 O'Byrne 2011 photo fide; Dendrobium of Borneo Wood 2014 photo/drawing fide

Dendrobium cinnabarinum var. angustitepalum Carr 1935

Another Angle Photos by Gast

All segments are thinner in this variety.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994 photo not = D aurantitepalum; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 5 2010 photo/drawing fide; Dendrobium of Borneo Wood 2014 photo/drawing fide

Dendrobium cinnabarinum var.? Carr 1935 Photo by Eric Hunt and his Orchid Species Photo Website

I do not know what this variety is but a variety it must be.

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