SECTION Formosae [Benth & Hkr.f.] Hkr.f. 1890

Synonyms Froscula Raf 1936/38; Section Eudendrobium Subsection Formosae Benth & Hkr.f. 1883; Section Oxgenianthe Schlechter 1912; Section Nigrohirsutae Lindley 1859; Section Nigrohirsutae [Lindley] Brieger 1981; Subgenus Nigrohirsutae [Lindley] Kraenzl 1910;

TYPE: = Dendrobium formosum Roxb ex Lindl. 1830

Characterized by the unusually long, robust pseudobulbs carrying leaves all along the length with leaf sheaths that are covered in black hairs and last for several years and have 1 to 3 flowers in a group in the upper part of the stem that are large, showy, waxy, thin, longlasting usually with white predominate flowers that have a 3 lobed lip apex.

  1. Dendrobium ayubii J.B.Comber & J.J.Wood 1999 Sumatra

  2. Dendrobium bellatulum Rolfe 1903 Himalayas, southern China, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos and Vietnam

  3. Dendrobium bostrychodes Rchb.f. 1880 Kalimantan Borneo

  4. Dendrobium cariniferum Reichb.f. 1869 the Chinese Himalayas, Assam, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam

  5. Dendrobium catenatum Lindley 1830Korea and China, Japan, The Ryukyus and south to Taiwan

  6. Dendrobium chapaense Avery. 2006 northern Vietnam

  7. Dendrobium christyanum Rchb. f. 1882 northern Vietnam, northern Thailand, and southwestern China

  8. Dendrobium cruentum Rchb.f 1884 Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam

  9. Dendrobium daklakense Tich, Schuit. & J.J.Verm. 2010 southern Vietnam

  10. Dendrobium dearei Rchb. f. 1882 Borneo and the Philippines

  11. Dendrobium draconis Rchb.f 1862 Assam India, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam

  12. !Dendrobium formosum Roxb. ex Lindl. 1830 Assam, Bangladesh, eastern Himalayas, India, Nepal, Sikkim, Andaman Islands, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam

  13. Dendrobium fuerstenbergianum Schltr. 1907 Thailand

    ~Dendrobium hallieri J.J.Sm. 1912 - See Dendrobium bostrychodes Rchb.f. 1880

  14. Dendrobium igneoniveum J.J.Sm. 1927 Sumatra

  15. Dendrobium infundibulum Lindley 1859 Chinese Himalayas, Assam, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos and Vietnam

  16. Dendrobium jaintianum Sabap. 2007 Assam India

  17. Dendrobium jerdonianum Wight 1851 southern India and Sri Lanka

  18. Dendrobium kontumense Gagnep. 1932 southern Vietnam in Kontum Province

  19. Dendrobium lasioglossum Rchb.f. 1868 New Guinea

  20. Dendrobium longicornu Lindl. 1828eastern Himalayas, Assam, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, Sikkim, Myanmar, southern China and Vietnam

  21. Dendrobium lowii Lindl. 1861 Sarawak Borneo

  22. Dendrobium lueckelianum H. Fessel & M. Wolff 1990 Thailand

  23. Dendrobium luteolum Bateman 1864 Myanmar and Malaysia

  24. Dendrobium multilineatum Kerr 1933 Laos and Vietnam

  25. Dendrobium ochraceum De Wild.1906 northern Vietnam

  26. Dendrobium ovipostoriferum J.J.Sm. 1912 Borneo

  27. Dendrobium parthenium Rchb.f. 1885 Sabah, Borneo

  28. Dendrobium pseudointricatum Guillaumin 1962 Vietnam

  29. Dendrobium radians Rchb.f. 1868 Sarawak Borneo

  30. Dendrobium roseiodorum Sathap., T.Yukawa & Seelanan 2010 Vietnam

  31. Dendrobium sanderae Rolfe 1909 Central Luzon in the Philippines

  32. Dendrobium sarmentosum Rolfe 1896 northern Myanmar

  33. Dendrobium scabrilingue Lindley 1859 Myanmar, Laos and Thailand Myanmar, Laos and Thailand

    Dendrobium schildhaueri Ormerod & H.A.Pederson 2003 Myanmar, Laos and Thailand Myanmar, Laos and Thailand

  34. Dendrobium schrautii Schildh. 2006 Vietnam

  35. Dendrobium schuetzei Rolfe 1911 Mindanao Island of the Philippines

  36. Dendrobium sculptum Rchb.f. 1863 Borneo

  37. Dendrobium senile Parish ex Rchb.f 1865 Myanmar, Thailand and Laos

  38. Dendrobium sinense Tang & F.T, Wang 1974 Hainan China

  39. Dendrobium singkawangense J.J.Smith 1935 west Kalimantan Borneo

  40. Dendrobium sinsuronense J.J.Wood 2011 Sabah Borneo

  41. Dendrobium spectatissimum Rchb.f. 1876 Sabah Borneo

  42. Dendrobium sutepense Rolfe ex C. Downie 1925 northwestern Thailand and Myanmar

  43. Dendrobium suzukii T.Yukawa 2002 Vietnam

  44. Dendrobium tamenglongense Kishor, Y.N.Devi, H.B.Sharma 2013 Assam India

  45. Dendrobium tobaense J.J.Sm. & Comber 1993 northern Sumatra

  46. Dendrobium toppiorum A.L.Lamb & J.J.Wood 2008 Sabah Borneo

  47. Dendrobium trankimianum T.Yukawa 2004 Vietnam

  48. Dendrobium trigonopus Rchb. f. 1887 Myanmar, Thailand, southwestern China, Laos and Vietnam

  49. Dendrobium virgineum Rchb.f 1884 Myanmar, eastern Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam

    LI> Dendrobium vocongii Schettler 2016 Vietnam

  50. Dendrobium vogelsangii P.O'Byrne 2000 Sulawesi

  51. Dendrobium wattii Rchb. f. 1888 southern Yunnan province of China, Myanmar, northern Thailand, northwest India, northern Laos and Vietnam

  52. Dendrobium williamsonii J. Day & Rchb. f. 1869 Chinese Himalayas, Assam India, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam

  53. Dendrobium xanthophlebium Lindl. 1857 Myanmar and Thailand

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