Epigeneium cacuminis (Gagnep.) Summerh. 1957 SECTION Racemosum Photo by RbtKew and All Things Plants Website

Inflorescence Photo by Andy's Orchids Copyright 2002 All rights reserved.


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Found in Vietnam in primary montane forests and highland cloud forsts at elevations around 800 to 2500 meters as a warm to cold growing epiphyte.

Synonyms *Dendrobium cacuminis Gagnep. 1930; Epigeneium cacuminis (Gagnep.) Nguyen Tien Ban & Duong Duc Huyen 1984; Epigeneium langbianense (Guillaumin) Seidenf. 1975 ; Sarcopodium cacuminis (Gagnep.) Tang & F.T.Wang 1951; Sarcopodium langbianense Guillaumin 1960

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Bind 34, NR 1 Seidenfaden 1980 drawing fide; Identification of the Orchids [Orchidaceae Juss.] Vietnam Averyanov 1994; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996 as Dendrobium cacuminis; Slipper Orchids of Vietnam Averyanov, Cribb Loc and Hiep 2003; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 6 Epidendroidee Pt 3 Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmussen 2014 as Dendrobium cacuminis photo ok;