Dendrobium concinnum [Lindl. ex Rchb.f] Miq. 1859 SECTION Oxystophyllum [Bl.]Lindl Photo courtesy of Andy's Orchids, Copyright 2002 All rights reserved

Common Name or Meaning The Elegant Dendrobium

Flower Size .25" [.6 cm]

Found in Thailand, Malaysia, Sumatra, Java, Borneo, Indonesia, Vietnam and Cambodia in lowland, hill and lower montane forests at elevations of sea-level to 1200 meters as a small sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte needing shade and high humidity and moisture from spring through autumn with clustered stems carrying 10 to 14 closely spaced, overlapping, fleshy, alternating leaves and blooms in the fall on a 1" long inflorescence arising mostly apically from a leafy or leafless stem with 1 to 2 fleshy flowers.

Synonyms Anisopetala rigida (Blume) M.A.Clem. 2003; Aporum carnosum (Blume) Rauschert 1983; *Aporum concinnum Lindl. ex Rchb.f 1847; Aporum rigidum (Blume) Brieger 1981; Callista carnosa Kuntze 1891; Callista oxystophylla Kuntze 1891; Callista rigescens (Miq.) Kuntze 1891; Dendrobium carnosum (Blume) Rchb. f. 1861; Dendrobium concavum var allbense J.J.Sm. 1907; Dendrobium rigens Rchb.f 1861; Dendrobium rigescens Miq.1859; Dendrobium rigidum Lindl. 1830; Dendrobium rigidum [Blume] Miq. 1859; Oxystophyllum carnosum Blume 1825; Oxystophyllum rigidum Blume 1825;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Bonplandia Rchb.f 1857 as Oxystophyllum rigidum; Bonplandia Rchb.f 1857 as Oxystophyllum carnosum; Die Orchideen Von Java J.J.Sm. 1905 as D carnosum Rchb.f; Die Orchideen Von Java J.J.Sm. 1905 as D rigens; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren Atlas J.J.Smith 1908 as D carnosum Rchb.f drawing fide; Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910 as D rigens; Contributions to the Knowledge of the Orchid Flora of Sumatra Schlechter 1911 as D carnosum; Flora of Malaya Vol 1 Orchids Holttum 1953 as D carnosum drawing good; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1959 drawing fide; Die Orchideen lieferung 11 Schlechter/Brieger 1981 as Oxystophyllum carnosum; Die Orchideen lieferung 11 Schlechter/Brieger 1981 as Oxystophyllum rigidum; Orchids of Java Comber 1990 photo fide; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Wood & Seidenfaden 1992 drawing/photo fide; The Plants of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Orchids Wood Beaman & Beaman 1993; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; Orchids Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Dendrobium and their Relatives Lavarack, Harris and Stocker 2000 photo good; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001 photo fide; Orchids of Sarawak Beaman, Wood, Beaman & Beaman 2001; Lindleyana Vol 17 No 1 2002; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo ok; The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006 photo fide; The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006 as Oxystophyllum carnosum photo fide; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 as Oxystophyllum rigidum

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