Acampe dentata


Spesies: Acampe dentata
Genus: Acampe
Sub Family: Epidendroideae
Family: Orchidaceae
Ordo: Asparagales
Klas: Liliopsida


Devisi: Magnoliophyta
Kingdom: Plantae

Type Status :Probable isotype
Publication :Fol. Orchid. 4: 3. 1853.
Verified by : P. Ormerod
Verification date : 14 Aug 2007
"Though the Holotype is numbered 179 in Kwew, it is likely a sheet number (ie the 179 the sheet from Hooker to Lindley)"


COLLECTION : Collector J. D. Hooker
Country : India
State/Province : Sikkim
Elevation : 609 m.

This genus are epiphytes monopodial orchid plants that are similar to Vanda. Orchids of this genus can grow into a large group of epiphytes. The colour of Orchid domination by yellow collour ,Flowers small spots with a sepal and the sam Petal. Labellum has 4 polinia. Genus series

This orchid genus spread from Africa, the Himalayas, Malaysia and China Southern.

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species: Acampe multiflora [Lindley] Lindley 1853 = Acampe rigida [Buch .- Ham. J. E. Smith's ex] P.F. Hunt 1970 Acampe carinata (Griff.) S.G. Panigrahi 1985 Acampe papillosa (Lindley) Lindl. 1853 Acampe crassifolia (Lindl. & Paxton) Szlach. 2003 Acamp

Saccolabium ochraceum Lindley, Edwards’s Bot. Reg. 28(Misc.): 2. 1842; Acampe dentata Lindley; A. griffithii H. G. Reichenbach; S. lineolatum Thwaites.

Stem ascending, to 1 m, stout, 1-1.3 cm in diam., internodes 2-3.5 cm. Leaves many, well spaced, distichous, ± spreading horizontally; leaf blade narrowly oblong, 13-20 × 2.5-3.4 cm, base amplexicaul-sheathing, apex obtuse and unequally bilobed. Inflorescences several, opposite to leaves, ascending, paniculate, 5-14 cm, with many short branches; each branch with 1 raceme and 2-6 flowers; peduncle 1-2 cm, 2-3 mm in diam.; floral bracts broadly triangular, ca. 1 mm, fleshy, acute. Flowers slightly fragrant; sepals and petals yellowish green with reddish brown transverse stripes and spots, lip white, spotted with purple-red, spur and another cap yellow; pedicel and ovary yellowish green, ca. 4 mm, sparsely shortly hairy. Dorsal sepal obovate, ca. 6 × 3 mm, obtuse; lateral sepals slightly oblique, obovate-oblong, slightly smaller than dorsal sepal, obtuse. Petals oblanceolate, ca. 5 × 2.3 mm, obtuse; lip slightly 3-lobed; lateral lobes erect, deltoid, very small; mid-lobe reflexed, deltoid, ca. 2 × 2 mm, obtuse, with a short conic projection abaxially, adaxially with many small warts, margin slightly undulate; spur straight, ca. 3 × 2 mm, inside with dense white hairs. Column ca. 1.5 mm, stout, with short hairs; anther cap subspherical; caudicle oblanceolate, ca. 1 mm; viscidium oblong. Capsule cylindric or narrowly fusiform, 4-4.5 cm × 5-6 mm. Fl. Nov, fr. next Mar-Apr. 2n = 38.
Epiphytic on tree trunks in open forests or at forest margins; 700-1200 m. S Yunnan [Bhutan, Cambodia, NE India, Laos, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam].

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