Eurycaulis lamellatus (Blume) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 2002

Homotypic Synonyms:

  • Dendrobium lamellatum (Blume) Lindl., Gen. Sp. Orchid. Pl.: 89 (1830).
  • Onychium lamellatum Blume, Bijdr.: 326 (1825).
  • Callista lamellata (Blume) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 655 (1891).
  • Pedilonum lamellatum (Blume) Brieger, Schlechter Orchideen 1(11-12): 685 (1981).
  • Eurycaulis lamellatus (Blume) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones, Orchadian 13: 490 (2002). 

Dendrobium lamellatum fresh bloom with greenish color from Kedah

Distribution :
  • Burma (Tenasserim), Peninsular Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia. Possibly also New Guinea and Fiji; in Malaya fall in all part in the country in sheltered place, but uncommon.(Gunnar S, et all).
  • West Java  42 JAW(Kew).
Pseudobulb epiphyte

Dendrobium lamellatum turning yellowish after old bloom from Kedah

Stems to about 12 cm long, flattened, to about 3 cm wide and only a few mmillimetres thick. Leave 2 or 3, to about 7.5 by 4 cm, acute. Inflorescences about 4 flowers, from near the apex of the stem, pendulous. Flowers 2.2 cm long. The mentum 1.3 cm. Sepals and petals at first white with a faint greenish ring in the centre, turning yellowish when old. Lip much widened from a narrow base. The almost truncate end bent into semicircle, its edge reflexed. Inside with a dull greenish patch 3-5 rounded low fleshy keels.

Dendrobium lamellatum from Kedah

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