Dendrobium discolor

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Dendrobium discolor
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Dendrobieae
Subtribe: Dendrobiinae
Genus: Dendrobium
Species: D. discolor
Binomial name
Dendrobium discolor
Lindl. (1841)
  • Dendrobium broomfieldii (Fitzg.) Fitzg.
  • Dendrobium undulatum R.Br. 1810, illegitimate homonym, not Pers. 1807
  • Dendrobium undulatum var. albertisianum F.Muell.
  • Callista undulata Kuntze
  • Dendrobium arachnanthe Kraenzl. in H.G.A.Engler
  • Dendrobium undulatum var. carterae F.M.Bailey
  • Dendrobium elobatum Rupp
  • Dendrobium undulans Bakh.f.
  • Durabaculum albertisiana (F.Muell.) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones
  • Durabaculum arachnanthe (Kraenzl.) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones
  • Durabaculum undulatum M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones
  • Durabaculum fimbrilabium (Rchb.f.) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones
  • Dendrobium fuscum Fitzg.
  • Durabaculum fuscum (Fitzg.) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones

Dendrobium discolor is a species of orchid. It is known as the "Golden Orchid", but this name also refers to Cephalanthera falcata. Dendrobium discolor is native to New Guinea, Queensland, and eastern Indonesia (Sulawesi and Maluku).[1]

Five infraspecific taxa (subspecies and varieties) are recognized.[1]

  1. Dendrobium discolor var. broomfieldii (Fitzg.) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones - Queensland
  2. Dendrobium discolor subsp. discolor - most of species range
  3. Dendrobium discolor var. fimbrilabium (Rchb.f.) Dockrill - Queensland
  4. Dendrobium discolor var. fuscum (Fitzg.) Dockrill - Queensland
  5. Dendrobium discolor subsp. incurvata Liddle & P.I.Forst - Queensland, Papua New Guinea