Dendrobium stuartii F.M.Bailey 1884 SECTION Dendrobium

Side View Of Flower Photo By Dian Rahardjo and her Dikara Orchids Website.

Another Flower Photo courtesy of Bill Bergstrom

LATE THROUGH

Common Name Stuart's Dendrobium [English Orchid Gardener, Stuart Low 1800's] - In Australia The Fringed Tree Orchid

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Thailand, penninsular Malaysia, Java, Sumatra, Bali, Borneo to Queensland Australia in riverine forests at elevations of 100 to 300 meters as a medium sized, hot growing epiphyte with somewhat fleshy, cane-like stems carrying in youth, deciduous, smaller, acute, thin, 2 ranked leaves that blooms in the spring and summer on a very short, 2 to 3 flowered inflorescence arising from the nodes in the upper 2/3 of the canes with flower that turn yellow with age.

CAUTION Kew now puts this species as a synonym of D macrostachyum

Synonyms Callista stuartii (F.M.Bailey) Kuntze 1891; Callista tetrodon (Rchb.f. ex Lindl.) Kuntze 1891; Dendrobium tetrodon sensu Ridley 1924; Dendrobium viridicatum Ridl. 1899; Dendrobium whiteanum T.E.Hunt 1951

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910; Die Orchideen Von Java J.J.Sm. 1905 as D tetrodon; Materials For a Flora of the Malayan Penninsula Part 1 Ridley 1907 as D viridicatum; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren Atlas J.J.Smith 1908 as D tetrodon drawing fide; Flora of Malaya Vol 1 Orchids Holttum 1953; The Orchids of Thailand Seidenfaden & Smitinand 1959 as D tetrodon drawing ok; Dendrobium Orchids of Australia Upton 1989 drawing/photo fide; Orchids of Java Comber 1990 as D tetrodon photo fide; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia Wood & Seidenfaden 1992 drawing/photo fide; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; Orchid Species Culture Bakers 1996; Orchid Species Culture, Dendrobium Bakers 1996 as D tetrodon; Dendrobium and its Relatives Lavarack, Harris and Stocker 2000 photo fide; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001 photo fide; A Field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2001 photo? no hair; A field Guide to the Wild Orchids of Thailand Vaddhanaphuti 2005 photo? no hair; The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 photo good

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