Dendrobium thyrsiflorum

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Dendrobium thyrsiflorum


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Epidendroideae
Tribus: Dendrobieae
Genus: Dendrobium
Species: Dendrobium thyrsiflorum
Varietates: (2)
D. t. var. minutiflorum – D. t. var. thyrsiflorum



Dendrobium thyrsiflorum B.S.Williams, Orch.-Grow. Man., ed. 4: 172 (1871).


  • Homotypic
    • Dendrobium densiflorum var. alboluteum Hook.f., Bot. Mag. 95: t. 5780 (1869).
    • Callista thyrsiflora (B.S.Williams M.A.Clem., Telopea 10: 289 (2003).


Native distribution areas:
  • Asia-Temperate
    • China
      • China South-Central (South-East Yunnan).
  • Asia-Tropical
    • Indian Subcontinent
      • Assam, East Himalaya.
    • Indo-China
      • Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam.

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



Primary references

  • Williams, B.S. 1871. Orchid-Growers Manual Containing a Brief Description of Upwards of Two Hundred and Sixty Orchidaceous Plants Together with Notices of their Times of Flowering and Most Approved Modes of Treatment. London ed. 4: 172.

Vernacular names


English: Pinecone-like raceme Dendrobium
Tiếng Việt: Thủy tiên vàng
中文: 球花石斛
中文(简体): 球花石斛

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