Dockrillia striolata (Rchb. f.) Rauschert 1983

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Common Name Streaked Dockrillia - In Australia The Yellow Rock Orchid - The Streaked Rock Orchid

Flower Size to 1/2" [to 1.25 cm]

A lithophytic, Australian species found from New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania Australia on cliff faces and granite boulders up to 1000 meters in elevation in exposed locations, and is a mini-miniature sized, warm to cold growing lithophyte with sympodial, pendulous stems carrying a single, apical, terete, dorsally grooved leaf that blooms in the spring with a 1 3/5" to 4 1/4" [4 to 11 cm] long, slender stemmed raceme with 1 to 2, non-resupinate fragrant flowers.

Synonyms Callista striolata [Rchb.f] O. Ktze 1891; Callista teretifolia (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891; Dendrobium milligani F. Mueller 1888; *Dendrobium striolatum Rchb.f 1857; Dendrobium striolatum Rchb.f var beckleri [F. Muell.]F.M.Bailey 1986; Dendrobium teretifolium Lindley not R. Brown or Blanco 1839; Dockrillia striolata subsp. chrysantha D.L.Jones 1998

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Xenia Orchidaceae Rchb.f 1862 as Dendrobium striolatum drawing; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915 as Dendrobium striolatum; Die Orchideen 2 Auflage Schlechter 1927 as Dendrobium striolatum; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965 as Dendrobium striolatum; AOS Bulletin Vol 35 No 4 1966 as Dendrobium striolatum; Orchids of Australia Nicholls 1969 as Dendrobium striolatum draing fide; The Orchids of New South Wales Rupp 1969 as Dendrobium striolatum; Dendrobium Orchids of Australia Upton 1989 as Dendrobium striolata drawing/photo fide; Miniature Orchids McQueens 1992 as Dendrobium striolatum photo fide; The Manual Of Cultivated Orchid Species Bechtel, Cribb & Laurent 1992 as Dendrobium striolatum photo fide; The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Orchids Pridgeon 1992 as Dendrobium striolatum photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 63 No 3 1994 as Dendrobium striolatum photo fide; Manual of Orchids Stewart 1995 as Dendrobium striolatum; Orchids Australia Vol 10 No 4 1998 photo; Australian Orchid Review Vol 67 No 4 2002 photo; Orchids of Australia Riley & Banks 2002; Australian Orchid Review Vol 68 No 2 2003 photo; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006; The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006 as Dendrobium striolatum photo fide; Mille Et Une miniOrchidees Roguenant 2009 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 73 #2 2009 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 86 #2 2017 as Dendrobium striolatum photo fide;