Dendrobium lankaviense Ridl. 1910 SECTION Calcarifera

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Common Name The Langkawi Dendrobium [An island to the west of northern penninsular Malaysia]

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Malaysia and southern Thailand at elevations up to 800 meters as a lowland, small sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with weak, slender stems carrying several, linear-lanceolate, acute leaves that blooms in the fall on a short, single to 2 flowered inflorescence arising on older, mature, leafless stems.

Synonyms Dendrobium exilicaule Ridl. 1924; Dendrobium tenuicaule Ridl. 1899; Eurycaulis exilicaulis (Ridl.) M.A.Clem. 2003; Eurycaulis lankaviensis (Ridl.) M.A.Clem. 2003; Pedilonum exilicaule (Ridl.) Rauschert 1983; Pedilonum lankaviense (Ridl.) Rauschert 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Malaya Vol 1 Orchids Holttum 1953 as D exilicaule; Flora of Malaya Vol 1 Orchids Holttum 1953; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1959 as D exilicaule; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1959 as D lankawiense; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia Wood & Seidenfaden 1992 as D exilicaule drawing ok; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia Wood & Seidenfaden 1992 drawing good; Orchid Species Culture; Dendrobium Bakers 1996 as D exilicaule; Orchid Species Culture; Dendrobium Bakers 1996;

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