SECTION Dendrobium Lindley 1844

TYPE: = Epidendrum moniliforme L = Dendrobium moniliforme (L.) Sw. 1799

Synonyms Onynchium [Bl.] Blume 1825; Ormostema Raf. 1836/38; Pierardia Raf. 1836/28; Section Actinomorpha Pradhan 1979; Section Aquea Kraenzl. 1910; Section Aureum Kraenzl 1910; Section Aurea Subsection Moniliformia Kraenzl 1910; Section Aurea Subsection Percnochila Kraenzl 1910; Section Aurea Subsection Subcylindricea Kraenzl 1910; Section Chrysantha Rchb.f 1861; Section Eudendrobium Lindley 1851; Section Eudendrobium Subsection Chrysantha Rchb.f 1853; Section Eudendrobium Subsection Fasciculata Benth & Hkr.f. 1883; Section Eudendrobium Subsection Grandia Rchb.f 1853; Section Eudendrobium Subsection Nobilia Pfitz 1889; Section Eudendrobium Subsection Trilobata Pfitz 1889; Section Eugenanthe Schltr 1912; Section Glomerata Subsection Brachycentra Kraenzl 1910; Section Macrostachya Kraenzl 1910; Section Nobilia [Pfitzer] Kraenzl 1910; Section Nobilia Subsection Fimbrilabia Kraenzl 1910; Section Nobilia Subsection Integrilabia Kraenzl 1910; Section Onynchium Bl 1825; Section Planifolia Rchb.f 1861; Subgenus Eudendrobium Kraenzl] 1910; Subgenus Eugenanthe Royen 1979; Transparentia Rchb.f 1853;

Characterized by the stems of moderate length that are often swollen to form clavate pseuodobulbs carrying deciduous, leaf sheathed leaves that are held in the upper 2/3's of the stem, and bloom on short to long, arising from the apical part, occuring in the dry season, inflorescence carrying large showy flowers with an entire lip with a short mentum.

  1. Dendrobium albosanguineum Lindley & Paxt. 1852 Myanmar and Thailand

  2. Dendrobium amoenum Wallich ex Lindley 1830 western Himalayas, India, Assam, eastern Himalayas, Nepal, Bhutan, Sikkim, Bangladesh and Myanmar

  3. Dendrobium anosmum Lindley 1845 Malaysia, Laos, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Philippines, Indonesia, and Papua and New Guinea

  4. Dendrobium aphrodite Rchb.f 1862 Myanmar and Thailand

  5. Dendrobium aphyllum (Roxb.) C.E.C. Fisch. 1928 Hainan China, Assam, Bangladesh, eastern Himalayas, India, Maldive Islands, Nepal, Sri Lanka, western Himalayas, Andaman Islands, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Malaysia, Borneo, Java, Sumatra, Lesser Sunda Islands, Sulawesi and Queensland Australia

  6. Dendrobium aqueum Lindl. 1843 Southern India

  7. Dendrobium atavus J.J.Sm. 1905 Java

  8. Dendrobium bensoniae Rchb. f. 1867 Asssam, Myanmar and Thailand

  9. Dendrobium candidum Wall. ex Lindl. 1838 western Himalayas, Assam, eastern Himalayas, Nepal and Myanmar

  10. Dendrobium chlorostylum Gagnep. 1950 southern China and northern Vietnam

  11. Dendrobium chrysanthum Wallich ex Lindley 1828 western Himalayas, Assam India, China, Nepal, Bhutan, Sikkim, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos and Vietnam

  12. Dendrobium crepidatum Lindl. & Paxton 1850 Hainan China, Assam, Bangladesh, eastern Himalayas, India, Nepal, Sikkim, western Himalayas, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos and Vietnam

  13. Dendrobium crystallinum Rchb. f. 1868 Chinese Himalayas, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam

  14. Dendrobium devonianum Paxton 1840 Chinese Himalayas, Assam, eastern Himalayas, Bhutan, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, southern China and Vietnam

  15. Dendrobium dickasonii L.O.Williams 1940 India, Myanmar and Thailand

  16. Dendrobium falconeri Hook. f. 1856 Assam India, Chinese Himalayas, eastern Himalayas, Bhutan, Myanmar, Thailand and Taiwan

  17. Dendrobium fanjingshanense Z.H.Tsi ex X.H.Jin & Y.W.Zhang 2001 Guizhou Province of China

  18. Dendrobium findlayanum Par. & Rchb.f 1874 Chinese Himalayas, Myanmar, Thailand and Laos

  19. Dendrobium flexicaule Z.H.Tsi, S.C.Sun & L.G.Xu 1986 southcentral Sichuan, eastern Hunan, Hubei and Henan Provinces of China

  20. Dendrobium friedericksianum Rchb.f 1887 Thailand, Malaysia and Cambodia

  21. Dendrobium gratiosissimum Rchb. f. 1865 Hainan China, Assam, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos and Vietnam

  22. Dendrobium hekouense Z.J.Liu & L.J.Chen 2011 Yunnan China

  23. Dendrobium heterocarpum Wall. ex Lindl. 1830 Chinese Himalayas, Assam, eastern Himalayas, Nepal, Bhutan, Sikkim, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Borneo, Java, Lesser Sunda Islands, Sumatra, Sulawesi and the Philippines

  24. Dendrobium hookerianum Lindl. 1859 Bangladesh, Assam, the Eastern Himalayas and Myanmar

  25. Dendrobium lamyaiae G.Seidenfaden 1996 Laos and Thailand

  26. Dendrobium lasioglossum Rchb.f. 1868 New Guinea

  27. Dendrobium leptocladum Hayata 1914 Nantou and Taidong Taiwan

  28. Dendrobium linawianum Rchb.f. 1861 Taiwan and Kwangsi province in southern China

  29. Dendrobium lituiflorum Lindley 1856 Chinese Himalayas, Assam, Bangladesh, eastern Himalayas, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos and Vietnam

  30. Dendrobium loddigesii Rolfe 1887 Laos, Vietnam, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan and Yunnan provinces of China and Hong Kong

  31. Dendrobium maccarthiae Thwaites 1855 Sri Lanka

  32. Dendrobium macrostachyum Lindl. 1830 Assam, Bangladesh, eastern Himalayas, Maldive Islands, India, Nepal, western Himalayas, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia, Laos, Vietnam, Borneo, Java, Lesser Sunda Islands, Sumatra, Sulawesi and Queensland Australia

  33. !Dendrobium moniliforme (L.) Sw. 1799 TYPE for the genus and the section: China, Western Himalayas, Nepal, eastern Himalayas, Assam, Myanmar, Vietnam, Korea, Ryukyus Islands and Taiwan

  34. Dendrobium nobile Lindley 1830 Chinese Himalayas, Assam, eastern Himalayas, India, Nepal, Bhutan, Sikkim, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos and Vietnam

  35. Dendrobium ochreatum Lindl.1828 Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam

  36. Dendrobium officinale Kimura & Migo 1936 China

  37. Dendrobium okinawense Hatus. & Ida, J. 1970 Nansei-shoto [Okinawa] Japan and Taidong Taiwan

  38. Dendrobium parishii Rchb.f 1863 Hainan China, Assam, Bangladesh, eastern Himalayas, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos and Vietnam

  39. Dendrobium pendulum Roxb. 1832 Hainan and Tibet China, Assam, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos and Vietnam

  40. Dendrobium perulatum Gagnep. 1950 Vietnam

  41. Dendrobium polyanthum Wall. ex Lindl. 1830 Chinese Himalayas, Assam, eastern Himalayas, India, Nepal, western Himalayas, Andaman Islands, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos and Vietnam

  42. Dendrobium primulinum Lindley 1858 Assam, eastern Himalayas, Nepal, western Himalayas, Andaman Islands, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Yunnan China and Vietnam

  43. Dendrobium regium Prain 1902 Chattisgarh, Jharkhand and Orissa India

  44. Dendrobium rhombeum Lindley 1843 Sumatra

  45. Dendrobium ruckeri Lindl. 1843 Assam, eastern Himalayas, Myanmar and Laos?

  46. Dendrobium shixingense Z.L.Chen, S.J.Zeng & J.Duan 2010 Guangdong China

  47. Dendrobium signatum Rchb. f. 1884 Myanmar, Thailand, Laos and Vietnam

  48. Dendrobium stuartii F.M.Bailey 1884 Thailand, penninsular Malaysia, Java, Sumatra, Bali, Borneo to Queensland Australia

  49. Dendrobium tetrachromum Rchb.f. 1880 Borneo

  50. Dendrobium tortile Lindley 1847 Assam India, Bangladesh, Andaman Islands, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos and Vietnam

  51. Dendrobium transparens Wall. 1828 western Himalayas, Bangladesh, eastern Himalayas, Assam India, Nepal, Bhutan, Sikkim, and Myanmar

  52. Dendrobium unicum Seidenfadden 1970 Vietnam, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand

  53. Dendrobium velutinelabrum M.A.Clem. & Cootes 2009 Philippines

  54. Dendrobium vesiculosum M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 1996 New Guinea

  55. Dendrobium wangliangii G.W.Hu, C.L.Long & X.H.Jin 2008 northern Yunnan province of China

  56. Dendrobium wardianum Warner 1862 Yunnan China, Assam, eastern Himalayas, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam

  57. Dendrobium wilsonii Rolfe 1906 southern China

  58. Dendrobium xichouense S.J.Cheng & Z.Z.Tang 1984 southeastern Yunnan province China

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