Dendrobium sinuatum (Lindl.) Lindl. ex Rchb.f 1861 SECTION Aporum Photo by Ong Poh Teck Copyright the The Biological Diversity Clearing House Website

Part sunWarm TO Cool

Common Name The Crooked Dendrobium

Flower Size .4 to .5" [1 to 1.25 cm]

Found in the Thailand, Malaysia, Sumatra and Borneo? in lowlands and lower montane mossy forests at elevations of 500 to 1600 meters as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with simple to branching, pendulous, leafy stems carrying many, lanceolate, flat, fleshy, densely overlapping, alternate leaves that blooms on a short, single to few flowered inflorescence

Synonyms *Aporum sinuatum Lindl. 1841; Callista sinuata (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891; Oxystophyllum sinuatum (Lindl.) M.A.Clem. 2003

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 Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1960; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Wood & Seidenfaden 1992 drawing hmm; Orchids of Malaya Segerback 1992 photo good; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001; Orchids of Sarawak Beaman, Wood, Beaman & Beaman 2001; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 as Oxystophyllum sinuatum; Wild Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia Ong, O'Byrne, Yong & Saw 2011 photo fide; Dendrobium of Borneo Wood 2014