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This species is accepted, and its native range is E. & SE. Australia.

Native to:

New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria

Introduced into:

New Caledonia

Dendrobium speciosum Sm. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
18014.000
19359.000
Australia 52482.000
Clements [s.n.] 70678.000
Henderson [s.n.] 72319.000
s.coll. [s.n.] 78086.000
Dendrobium speciosum var. fusiforme 24697.000
Australia Dendrobium speciosum var. fusiforme 26188.000

First published in Exot. Bot. 1: 17 (1804)

Accepted by

  • Adams, P.B., Burke, J.M. & Lawson, S.D. (2006). Dendrobium speciosum (Dendrocoryne: Orchidaceae) complex in north Queensland Australian Systematic Botany 19: 259-271.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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Kew Science Photographs
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