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Orchid Species: Desmotrichum binnendijkii

Kew currently accepted name is Dendrobium plicatile

Desmotrichum binnendijkii is an orchid species identified by (Rchb.f.) Kraenzl. in H.G.A.Engler (ed.) in 1910. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Dendrobium plicatile.
Desmotrichum (Des.)
(Rchb.f.) Kraenzl. in H.G.A.Engler (ed.)
ORIGIN: Found in the Chinese Himalayas, Assam, eastern Himalayas, India, Nepal, Andaman Islands, Nicobar Islands, Penninsular Malaysia, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, China, Borneo, Sumatra, Java, Sulawesi, Lesser Sunda Islands and the Philippines on open rocks and bluffs along streams and rivers in lowland evergreen and in medium elevation semi-deciduous forests at elevations of 200 to 1300 meters.

DESCRIPTION: Large sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte with a long, stout, branching rhizome with compressed, freely branching stems giving rise to yellow, compressed pseudobulbs carrying oblong-elliptic, acute leaves that blooms in the spring, summer and fall on a single flowered inflorescence with sweetly scented, short-lived flowers.

FLOWER SIZE: 1 to 2 inches [2.5 cm to 5 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Dendrobium Den plicatile 1840 Lindl.
Add+ Callista Callista binnendykii 1891 (Rchb.f.) Kuntze
Add+ Callista Callista flabella 1891 (Rchb.f.) Kuntze
Add+ Callista Callista kunstleri 1891 (Hook.f.) Kuntze
Add+ Dendrobium Den binnendijkii 1865 Rchb.f.
Add+ Dendrobium Den flabellum 1857 Rchb.f.
Add+ Dendrobium Den insulare 1841 Steud.
Add+ Dendrobium Den kunstleri 1890 Hook.f.
Add+ Dendrobium Den mentosum 1911 Schltr.
Add+ Dendrobium Den rabanii 1858 Lindl.
Add+ Desmotrichum Des fimbriatum 1825 Blume
Add+ Desmotrichum Des kunstleri 1910 (Hook.f.) Kraenzl. in H.G.A.Engler (ed.)
Add+ Ephemerantha Ephem kunstleri 1961 (Hook.f.) P.F.Hunt & Summerh.
Add+ Flickingeria Flkga binnendijkii 1961 (Rchb.f.) A.D.Hawkes
Add+ Flickingeria Flkga fimbriata 1961 (Blume) A.D.Hawkes
Add+ Flickingeria Flkga kunstleri 1961 (Hook.f.) A.D.Hawkes
Add+ Flickingeria Flkga rabanii 1980 (Lindl.) Seidenf.
Add+ Ephemerantha Ephem fimbriata 1961 (Blume) P.F.Hunt & Summerh.
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