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Taxon: Dendrobium macrophyllum A. Rich.

Genus: Dendrobium
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Dendrobieae
Nomen number: 13507
Place of publication: J. S. C. Dumont d'Urville, Voy. Astrolabe 2:32. 1834 (Sert. Astrolab.)
Link to protologue:
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 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II:

Distributional Range:


    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
    • MALESIA: Indonesia (e.), Philippines (s.)

    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Fiji, New Caledonia, Vanuatu




  1. CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource). (CITES Appendices)
  2. Comber, J. B. Orchids of Java. 1990 (Orch Java)
  3. Cribb, P. & W. A. Whistler Orchids of Samoa. (Orch Samoa)
  4. Lavarack, B. et al. Dendrobium and its relatives. 2000 (Dendrobium) 215.
  5. Lewis, B. & P. Cribb Orchids of Vanuatu. (Orch Vanuatu)
  6. Lewis, B. A. & P. J. Cribb Orchids of the Solomon Islands and Bougainville. 1991 (Orch Solom)

Check other web resources for Dendrobium macrophyllum A. Rich. :

  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=13507. Accessed 23 March 2019.