Dendrobium formosum

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Dendrobium formosum


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Asparagales

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Epidendroideae
Tribus: Dendrobieae
Subtribus: Dendrobiinae
Genus: Dendrobium
Species: Dendrobium formosum


Dendrobium formosum Roxb. ex Lindl. in N.Wallich, Pl. Asiat. Rar. 1: 34 (1830)


  • Homotypic
    • Callista formosa (Roxb. ex Lindl.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 654 (1891)
  • Heterotypic
    • Dendrobium formosum var. giganteum W.Bull, Proc. Roy. Hort. Soc. London 4: 175 (1864)


Native distribution areas:
  • Asia-Tropical
    • Indian Subcontinent
      • Assam, Bangladesh, East Himalaya, India, Nepal.
    • Indo-China
      • Andaman Islands, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDGW – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


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