Dendrobium eriiflorum Griff., Ic. Pl. Asiat. 3: 316 1851. (syn: Callista eriiflora (Griff.) Kuntze; Dendrobium eriiflorum var. lombokense J.J.Sm.; Dendrobium eriiflorum var. sikkimense Lucksom, no type.);
Himalaya to Indo-China, Jawa to Lesser Sunda Islands: Andaman Is., Assam, East Himalaya, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam, West Himalaya as per POWO;
Andaman Is.; Assam; East Himalaya; Jawa; Laos; Lesser Sunda Is.; Myanmar; Nepal; Thailand; West Himalaya as per Catalogue of Life;
Plant epiphytic to lithophytic, 7-23cm tall; roots slender. Stems erect, clustered, e x panded and ± pseudo bulbous at base, yellowish, covered by leaf sheaths, bearing flowers and leaves at same time; internodes 2-2.5cm long; sheaths brown-membranous, broadly ovate, many-veined, loose, 1.2-2cm long. Leaves oblong-elliptic to linear-lanceolate, obliquely emarginate, subsessile, jointed, 2.3-6.1 * 0.5-1.1cm. Inflorescence lateral and terminal, pendent, 7- to 10-flowered; peduncle slender, glabrous sheathed, 2-3.5cm long; sheaths 2, membranous, lanceolate, acute, 5-6 * 1-1.5mm; rachis glabrous, 1.8-5.2cm long; floral bracts ovate-lanceolate, acuminate, membranous, 3-4 * 1-1.5mm. Flowers lunate or boat-shaped in bud, 0.8-2cm across; sepals, petals and lip greenish-cream, lip and column spotted, flushed or striped with purple; pedicel and ovary slender, glabrous, 5-7mm long. Sepals sub similar, 3-veined; dorsal sepal lanceolate, acuminate, 0.6-1.1 * 0.15-0.2cm; lateral sepals lanceolate, falcate, acuminate, broadly based, adnate to form a mentun, 0.7-1.3 * 0.3-0.35cm; mentum broadly conical, 4-4.5 * 3-3.5mm (wide at base). Petals linear, acute, 3-veined, 0.6-1.1 * 0.1-0.15cm. Lip curved, sessile, 3-lobed, broadly oblong-ovate (when spread), 5-8 * 4.5-5mm; lateral lobes elongate, margins toothed-serrate; mid-lobe acute, recurved, margins undulate to weakly lacerate; disc with a central crest. Column held at right-angles to foot, 2-3.5mm long (without foot); foot 4-6.5mm long; margins of anther cap minutely toothed.
MS Feb.,2018/03 Dendrobium neriiflorum : 6 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1)
Date : 17-02-2018
Habit : Epiphytic herb
Habitat : Wild
Mizo : Kaikuang-nauban
I could not find any such name in the Plant List or on google search.
Sorry, I was looking for Dendrobium neriiflorum as mentioned in your subject.
However, now I could find out Dendrobium eriiflorum Griff. as mentioned in your image.
Sorry !! It is Dendrobium eriiflorum, Griff.
Yes Dendrobium eriiflorum!!
Collected during August.
Flower size: about 1cm
Habitat: Wild, Epiphytic
Collected by Nourenpai
Something close to Dendrobium eriiflorum Griff. ??
I am thinking this looks like Dendrobium eriiflorum but cant confirm. Cant make out the size. Cant make out if the inflorescence is going up or hanging down.
I tend to call this Dendrobium eriiflorum.