Dendrobium roseatum Ridl. 1896 SECTION Calcarifera Photo by © Ong Poh Teck © and The Biologiacl Diversity Clearing House Mechanism Website

Inflorescence? Photo by © André Schuiteman, Dr. E.F. de Vogel and Jaap Vermeulen © and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website

Part Shade Cool Winter

Common Name The Pink Flushed Dendrobium

Flower Size 1.2 to 1.4" [3 to 3.5 cm]

Found in penninsular Malaysia in montane forests along streams and waterfalls at elevations of 1300 to 1600 meters as a small to medium sized, pendant, cool growing epiphyte with slender stems carrying 8 to 10, narrowly lanceolate, thin, tapering to acute apex leaves that blooms in the winter on a 1 to 2" [2.5 to 5 cm] long, 2 to 6 flowered inflorescence arising on leafless canes .

Synonyms Dendrobium clarissimum Ridl. 1909; Eurycaulis roseatus (Ridl.) M.A.Clem. 2003; Pedilonum roseatum (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 Orchids Holttum 1953; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Wood & Seidenfadden 1992 drawing good; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 1 O'Byrne 2001 photo fide; Wild Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia Ong, O'Byrne, Yong & Saw 2011 photo fide

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