Dendrobium plicatile

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Dendrobium plicatile
Flickingeria fimbriata.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Dendrobieae
Subtribe: Dendrobiinae
Genus: Dendrobium
Species:
D. plicatile
Binomial name
Dendrobium plicatile
Lindl.
Synonyms[1]
  • Callista binnendykii (Rchb.f.) Kuntze 1891
  • Callista flabella [Rchb.f]Kuntze 1891
  • Callista kunstleri (Hook.f.) Kuntze 1891
  • Dendrobium binnendijkii Rchb.f. 1865
  • Dendrobium fimbriatum [Bl.] Lindl. 1830
  • Dendrobium flabellum Rchb.f 1857
  • Dendrobium insulare Steudel 1840
  • Dendrobium kunstleri Hook.f. 1890
  • Dendrobium mentosum Schltr. 1911
  • Dendrobium rabanii Lindl.
  • Desmotrichum binnendijkii (Rchb.f.) Kraenzl. 1910
  • Desmotrichum fimbriatum Blume 1825
  • Desmotrichum kunstleri (Hook.f.) Kraenzl. 1910
  • Ephemerantha fimbriata (Blume) P.F. Hunt & Summerh. 1961
  • Ephemerantha kunstleri (Hook.f.) P.F.Hunt & Summerh. 1961
  • Flickingeria binnendijkii (Rchb.f.) A.D.Hawkes 1965
  • Flickingeria fimbriata (Blume) A.D.Hawkes, Orquídea (Rio de Janeiro) 27: 303 (1965)
  • Flickingeria kunstleri (Hook.f.) A.D.Hawkes 1965;
  • Flickingeria rabanii (Lindl.) Seidenf.

Dendrobium plicatile is an orchid species of Asia. It was formerly treated as Flickingeria fimbriata in the (no longer accepted) genus Flickingeria.

Distribution[edit]

The orchid is native to Southeast Asia, the Himalayas, Malesia, and other regions.

It is found in: Borneo, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, Hainan, Himalayas East, India ( Assam), Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Islands, Malaya, Nepal, Nicobar Islands, Philippines, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Thailand, Vietnam.

Description[edit]

Medicinal plant

The plant reportedly has the Hepatoprotection properties, the ability to prevent damage to the liver.[medical citation needed]

From the stems, three phenanthrenes can be isolated, named plicatol A, B and C.[2]

The plant also contains the norditerpenoids named flickinflimilins A and B and steroids.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dendrobium plicatile Lindl.". World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Retrieved 5 August 2016 – via The Plant List.
  2. ^ Phenanthrenes from Dendrobium plicatile. Chie Honda and Masae Yamaki, Phytochemistry, April 2000, Volume 53, Issue 8, Pages 987–990, doi:10.1016/S0031-9422(99)00497-5
  3. ^ Norditerpenoids from Flickingeria fimbriata and their inhibitory activities on nitric oxide and tumor necrosis factor-α production in mouse macrophages. Chen JL, Zhong WJ, Tang GH, Li J, Zhao ZM, Yang DP and Jiang L, Molecules, 6 May 2014, volume 19, issue 5, pages 5863-5875, doi:10.3390/molecules19055863

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