Dendrobium foxii Ridl. 1900 SECTION Calcarifera

Plant and Flowers in situ Cameron Highlands Malaysia Photos by David Kuehn

Part sunWarmCoolSpring

Common Name Fox's Dendrobium

Flower Size 1 to 1.6" [2.5 to 4 cm]

Found in the Malaysia at elevations of 900 to 1300 meters as a medium sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with reddish, slender stems carrying several, delicate, lanceolate, shiny, dark green leaves that blooms on a 1/2 to 1" [1.25 to 2.5 cm] long, pale rose inflorescence with 3 to 10 flowers

Synonyms Eurycaulis foxii (Ridl.) M.A.Clem. 2003; Pedilonum foxii (Ridl.) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Materials For a Flora of the Malayan Penninsula Part 1 Ridley 1907; Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910; Flora of Malaya Vol 1 Holttum 1953; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Woods 1992 drawing ok; Orchid Species Culture, Dendrobium Bakers 1996

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