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.);

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 ± pseudobulbous 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. Infloroscence 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 subsimilar, 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.

(Attributions- N. R. Pearce & P. J. Cribb. Orichds of Bhutan. Published by RGoB and RBGE. 2002 as per Bhutan Biodiversity Portal)


 

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MS Feb.,2018/03 Dendrobium neriiflorum : 6 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1)

Location : Sihfa, Mizoram

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!!

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