Taxon: Dendrobium nobile Lindl.

 
Genus: Dendrobium
Family: Orchidaceae
  Subfamily: Epidendroideae
      Tribe: Dendrobieae
Nomen number: 13509
Place of publication: Gen. sp. orchid. pl. 79. 1830
Name Verified on: 26-Apr-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 26-Apr-2010
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II: ()
  • Environmental: ornamental (fide China FlEncy; Zander ed14; Dendrobium 57.)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2; Orch Biol 7:269-271. 1997)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Hubei, - Guizhou, - Sichuan, - Yunnan, - Guangxi, - Xizang, - Hainan; Hong Kong
    • Eastern Asia: Taiwan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan; India; Nepal
    • Indo-China: Laos; Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin). 2009 (Vara kulturvaxt namn)
  • Bensky, D., A. Gamble, & T. J. Kaptchuk Chinese herbal medicine: Materia medica, rev. ed. 1993 (Chin Herb Med)
  • CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource). (CITES Appendices)
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  • Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. 1978-1982 (L Nepal)
  • Hew, C. S. et al. 1997. Three orchids used as herbal medicines in China: an attempt to reconcile Chinese and Western pharmacology (Orch Biol) 7:269-271.
  • Institute of Chinese Materia Medica, China Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine Medicinal plants in China: a selection of 150 commonly used species. WHO Regional Publications, Western Pacific Series no. 2. 1989 (Med Pl China)
  • Keys, J. D. Chinese herbs: their botany, chemistry, and pharmacodynamics. 1976 (Chin Herbs)
  • Lavarack, B. et al. Dendrobium and its relatives. 2000 (Dendrobium) 150.
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Pearce, N. R. & P. J. Cribb The orchids of Bhutan. 2002 (Orch Bhutan)
  • Seidenfaden, G. 1992. The orchids of Indochina Opera Bot. 114:236.
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. 1986- (Eur Gard F)
  • Wiersema, J. H. & B. León World economic plants: a standard reference (on-line edition) [medicinal plants only]. (World Econ Pl Med)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)
  • Yen, Kun-Ying Illustrated Chinese materia medica: crude drugs. 1980 (Ill Chin Mat Med CrD)
  • Zhong Guo & Hua Jing China floral encyclopaedia. 1993 (China FlEncy)

Check other web resources for Dendrobium nobile Lindl. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.