Dendrobium tortile

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Twisted Dendrobium
Dendrobium tortile.jpg
1849 illustration[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Podochilaeae
Subtribe: Dendrobiinae
Genus: Dendrobium
Species: D. tortile
Binomial name
Dendrobium tortile
  • Dendrobium dartoisianum De Wild.
  • Dendrobium haniffii Ridl. ex Burkill

Dendrobium tortile is a species of orchid, commonly known as the Twisted Dendrobium. It is native across Southeast Asia, and in Bangladesh, Assam state of India, and the Andaman Islands.[2][3][4]


  1. ^ Walter Hood Fitch (1817-1892) del. et lith. - "Curtis's Botanical Magazine" vol. 75 (Ser. 3 no. 5) tab. 4477 (
  2. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  3. ^ Pandey, R.P. & Dilwakar, P.G. (2008). An integrated check-list flora of Andaman and Nicobar islands, India. Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 32: 403-500.
  4. ^ Hossain, A.B.M. (2002). A Taxonomic report on the genus Dendrobium Sw.. Bangladesh Journal of Plant Taxonomy 9(2): 47-55.