Dendrobium moniliforme

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Dendrobium moniliforme
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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. moniliforme
Binomial name
Dendrobium moniliforme
(L.) Sw.
  • Epidendrum moniliforme L. (basionym)
  • Epidendrum monile Thunb.
  • Limodorum monile (Thunb.) Thunb.
  • Callista moniliformis (L.) Kuntze
  • Dendrobium monile Kraenzl.
  • Epidendrum moniliferum Panz.
  • Onychium japonicum Blume
  • Dendrobium japonicum (Blume) Lindl.
  • Ormostema albiflora Raf.
  • Dendrobium castum Bateman ex Rchb.f.
  • Callista japonica (Blume) Kuntze
  • Callista stricklandiana (Rchb.f.) Kuntze
  • Dendrobium heishanense Hayata
  • Dendrobium taiwanianum S.S.Ying
  • Dendrobium candidum Wall. ex Lindl
  • Dendrobium spathaceum Lindl.
  • Callista candida (Wall. ex Lindl.) Kuntze
  • Callista spathacea (Lindl.) Kuntze
  • Dendrobium yunnanense Finet
  • Dendrobium zonatum Rolfe
  • Dendrobium wilsoni Rolfe
  • Dendrobium heishanense Hayata
  • Dendrobium kosepangii C.L.Tso
  • Dendrobium kwangtungense C.L.Tso
  • Dendrobium nienkui C.L.Tso
  • Dendrobium crispulum Kimura & Migo
  • Dendrobium taiwanianu S.S.Ying
  • Dendrobium tosaense var. chingshuishanianum S.S.Ying
  • Dendrobium moniliforme var. malipoense L.J.Chen & Z.J.Liu

Dendrobium moniliforme, known as carrot fern[2] in English and Sekkoku in Japanese, is a species of orchid. It is native to Japan, Korea, China, the Himalayas, and northern Indochina.[1][3]

In 17th century Japan, royalty used it to perfume clothing.[4]


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