Dendrobium x pahangense Carr 1930 SECTION Distichophyllae

Side View of FlowerPhotos by Art Vogel

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Common Name or Meaning The Pahang Dendrobium [A department of Malaysia]

Flower Size .4 to .6" [1 to 1.5cm]

Found in penninsular Malaysia at elevations around 1200 to 1300 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte that is a naturally occuring hybrid of D connatum and D rupicola with an erect stem carrying 1 to 2 leaves that blooms on a solitary flowered, short inflorescence.

Synonyms Distichorchis pahangensis (Carr) M.A.Clem. 2003

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Flora of Malaya Vol 1 Holttum 1953; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing good; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 10 2012 drawing/photo fide;

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