Dendrobium grande Hook.f. 1890 SECTION Aporum

Another Angle Photo by Art Vogel

Common Name The Large Dendrobium [refers to the plant]

Flower Size .2 to .4" [ .5 to 1 cm]

Found in The Andaman Islands, Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia, Sumatra, Java and Borneo in low stature hill forests at elevations of sea level to 1000 meters as a large sized, hot to warm, pendent growing epiphyte with clustered, sometimes branching, lax, pendent, leafy throughout stems carrying many laterally flattened, acute, imbricate, triangular, smaller towards the base leaves that blooms in the late spring on an lateral, short, successively 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Aporum grande (Hook.f.) Rauschert 1983; Callista grandis (Hook.f.) Kuntze 1891

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Plantarum 21 Hooker 1890 drawing fide; 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 Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1960 drawing not = D anceps; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1965 corrections drawing fide; Opera Botanica #83 Orchid Genera in Thailand XII Dendrobium Sw. Seidenfaden 1985 drawing fide; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing fide; The Plants of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Orchids Wood Beaman & Beaman 1993; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994 drawing fide; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Orchids of Sarawak Beeman & Wood 2001 photo ok; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001 photo ok; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 1 O'Byrne 2001 photo fide; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo fide; Orchids of India A Glimpse Misra 2007 drawing fide; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 6 2010; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 1 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 photo fide; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 drawing fide; Wild Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia Ong, O'Byrne, Yong & Saw 2011 photo fide; Dendrobium of Borneo Wood 2014 photo/drawing fide