Dendrobium antennatum

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Antelope Orchid
Dendrobium antennatum Orchi 14.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Dendrobieae
Subtribe: Dendrobiinae
Genus: Dendrobium
Species: D. antennatum
Binomial name
Dendrobium antennatum
Lindl. (1843)
Synonyms
  • Dendrobium dalbertisii Rchb.f. (1878)
  • Callista antennata (Lindl.) Kuntze (1891)
  • Ceratobium antennatum (Lindl.) M.A. Clem. & D.L. Jones (2002)
  • Ceratobium dalbertisii (Rchb.f.) M.A. Clem. & D.L. Jones (2002)

The Green Antelope Orchid (Dendrobium antennatum) or (more recently) Ceratobium dalbertisii, is a small endangered species of ground orchid found in the McIlwraith Range on Cape York Peninsula, Far North Queensland, Australia, and forest in merauke, papua, at elevations between 400 and 550 metres (1,310 and 1,800 ft). The showy and long-lasting flowers appear between March and December.[1]

Dendrobium antennatum by Lewis Roberts.

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Jones, David, L. (2006). A Complete Guide to Native Orchids of Australia Including the Island Territories, p. 384. Reed New Holland, Sydney. ISBN 1-877069-12-4.