Dendrobium strongylanthum Rchb.f., Gard. Chron., n.s., 9: 462 (1878) (syn: Callista strongylantha (Rchb.f.) Kuntze; Dendrobium ctenoglossum Schltr.);
China (Yunnan) to N. Indo-China, Hainan: China South-Central, Hainan, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam as per POWO;
Dendrobium denudans D. Don: 9 very high res. images.
Location: Kalikot, West Nepal
Altitude: 1695 m.
Date: 14 August 2021
Habit : Wild
Validation please !
I am not sure. What I see here is Dendrobium monticola or may be something else.
Couple of species look alike and difficult to ID.
D. monticola from IOSPE which looks different from my sp.
And one image from Flora of Bhutan.
Sorry for previous mistake!!
Surprisingly, there is no distribution for Nepal ! Could it be a new to Nepal ?
There are a lot of issues with the Nepal orchid list.
The latest list of Nepal orchids I have doesn’t have D. strongylanthum in it, so yes this is a new record. But it is best to dissect and have a proper plate to confirm and then publish.