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Orchid Species: Dendrobium subterrestre

Kew currently accepted name is Pinalia bractescens

Dendrobium subterrestre is an orchid species identified by Gagnep. in 1930. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Pinalia bractescens.
Dendrobium (Den.)
ORIGIN: Found in Assam, Bangladesh, eastern Himalayas, Nepal, Andaman Islands, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Borneo, Java, Sumatra, Moluccas, Sulawesi and the Philippines in lowland forests at elevations of 20 to 1800 meters.

DESCRIPTION: Small to medium sized, hot to cool growing, epiphytic species occurring on the upper branches and forks of tall trees with very stout, erect, egg shaped to subcylindrical, swollen, fleshy, 2 to 3 noded below the leaves, green aging to green/red brown with white longitudinal striped pseudobulbs enveloped basally by a few scarious sheaths and carrying 2 [rarely 3] apical, elliptical to oblong, green, thick, leathery, obtuse to rounded and unequally bilobed apically, gradually narrowing below into the narrowly clasping base leaves that blooms in the summer on a short to 6 [to 15 cm], axillary, suberect to spreading, purple to brown pubescent, bracteate, racemose, creamy white inflorescence arising from near the apex of the mature pseudobulb with a basal, triangular bract and 5 to 7 oblong, white, hairless bracts below the flowers and a reflexed, concave, oblong-elliptic, apiculate, hairless floral bract and carrying the the many [to 15] fragrant flowers all crowded onto the apical half.

FLOWER SIZE: To about 1/2 inch [to about 1.4 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Eria Er lactea 1911 Kraenzl. in H.G.A.Engler (ed.)
Add+ Pinalia Pina bractescens 1891 (Lindl.) Kuntze
Add+ Eria Er dillwynii 1845 Hook.
Add+ Eria Er griffithii 1870 Rchb.f.
Add+ Eria Er kurzii 1890 Anderson ex Hook.f.
Add+ Eria Er littoralis 1862 Teijsm. & Binn.
Add+ Pinalia Pina pulchella 1891 Kuntze
Add+ Tropilis Tpl subterrestris 1983 (Gagnep.) Rauschert
Add+ Eria Er bractescens 1841 Lindl.
Add+ Trias Trias bractescens 1860 (Lindl.) Mason
Add+ Trias Trias pulchella 1860 Mason
Most awarded/recent cultivars: Er. bractescens 'Huapala' (2001) Er. bractescens 'Mely' (1986) Er. bractescens 'Josh' (1983)
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