Dendrobium heterocarpum

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Different-fruited Dendrobium
Dendrobium heterocarpum (as Dendrobium aureum var. pallidum) - Edwards vol 25 (NS 2) pl 20 (1839).jpg
1839 illustration[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Dendrobieae
Subtribe: Dendrobiinae
Genus: Dendrobium
Species: D. heterocarpum
Binomial name
Dendrobium heterocarpum
Wall. ex Lindl.
  • Dendrobium aureum Lindl.
  • Dendrobium rhombeum Lindl.
  • Dendrobium atractodes Ridl.
  • Callista aurea (Lindl.) Kuntze
  • Callista heterocarpa (Wall. ex Lindl.) Kuntze
  • Dendrobium minahassae Kraenzl.

Dendrobium heterocarpum, the Different-fruited Dendrobium, is a species of orchid. It is native to the Himalayas (Yunnan, Nepal, Bhutan, Assam, etc), the Indian Subcontinent (India, Sri Lanka) and Southeast Asia (Indochina, Malaysia, Indonesia).[2][3][4][5]


  1. ^ Miss Drake (1803-1857) del. , G. Barclay sc. - Edwards's Botanical Register, volume 25 (N.S. 2) plate 20 (
  2. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  3. ^ Flora of China v 25 p 376, 尖刀唇石斛 jian dao chun shi hu, Dendrobium heterocarpum Wallich ex Lindley, Gen. Sp. Orchid. Pl. 78. 1830.
  4. ^ Sittisujjatham, S. (2006). Wild Orchid of Thailand 1: 1-495. Amarin.
  5. ^ Lucksom, S.Z. (2007). The orchids of Sikkim and North East Himalaya: 1-984. S.Z.Lucksom, India.

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