Dendrochilum angustipetalum Ames 1920 SECTION Platyclinis Drawing by Ames in Orchidaceae Vol 6 1920

Part shade Cool

Common Name The Narrow Petaled Dendrochilum

Flower Size .16" [4mm]

Found in Sabah Borneo near Mt Kinabalu in lower mossy montane forests at elevations of 1200 to 2000 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with ovoid, narrowing towards the apex pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, er3ect, narrowly linear, obtuse, gradually narrowing below into the elongate, petiolate base leaf that blooms on a terminal, erect then arching, 6" [15 cm] long, densely many flowered inflorescence with a 1.4" [3.5 cm] long peduncle and a 2.5" [5.2 cm] long rachis


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Vol VI Ames 1920 drawing fide; The Plants of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Orchids Beaman, Wood, Beaman & Beaman 1993; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; Dendrochilum of Borneo Wood 2001 drawing fide; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 drawing fide