Epigeneium zebrinum (J.J.Sm.) Summerh. 1957 SECTION Racemosum

Lip Detail

Inflorescense Photos by Dian Rachmawaty

Common Name The Zebra Like Epigeneium ?

Flower Size 1.25" [3.1 cm]

Found in Malaysia, Borneo and Sumatra in lowlands on trunks and branches of trees at elevations of 100 to 500 meters as a small sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with a creeping and branching rhizome, giving rise to oval, rhomboid in cross-section, yellowish green pseudobulbs carrying 2, apical, lanceolate, more or less acute leaves that blooms in the winter and summer on two, appearing before the pseudobulbs are formed, 3.1" [7.8cm] long, 4 to 9 flowered inflorescence with triangular, green with brown spots floral bracts.

Synonyms Dendrobium citrinocastaneum Burkill 1923; Dendrobium sulphuratum Ridl. 1908; *Dendrobium zebrinum J.J.Sm. 1904; Katherinea citrinocastanea (Burkill) A.D.Hawkes 1956; Katherinea zebrina (J.J.Sm.) A.D.Hawkes 1956; Sarcopodium citrinocastaneum (Burkill) Ridl. 1924; Sarcopodium sulphuratum (Ridl.) Rolfe 1910; Sarcopodium zebrinum (J.J.Sm.) Kraenzl. 1910

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910 as Sarcopodium zebrinum; Flora of Malaya Vol 1 Holttum 1957 as Dendrobium zebrinum; Dansk Botanisk Arkiv Bind 34, NR 1 Seidenfaden 1980 drawing fide; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing fide; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994 photo fide; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001; Orchids of Sarawak Beeman & Wood 2001 photo fide; Orchids of Borneo Wood Vol 4 2003 drawing/photo fide; The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006 photo fide; Wild Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia Ong, O'Byrne, Yong & Saw 2011 photo fide; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 2 O'Byrne 2011 photo fide

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