Dendrochilum latifolium var. macranthum (Schltr.) H.A.Pedersen 1997 Photo courtesy of Eric Hunt, plant grown by Eddon Orchids
Another Inflorescence Photo courtesy of Eric Hunt, plant grown by Golden Gate Orchids
Common Name The Large Flowered Dendrochilum
Flower Size 1/2" [1.25 cm]
This medium sized orchid is endemic to the Philippines at elevations above 1200 meters as a hot to cool growing epiphyte with ovoid pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, plicate leaf that blooms on a terminal, erect then arching, 2' [60 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence occuring in the spring and summer.
Synonyms Dendrochilum grandiflorum Schlechter 1910; Dendrochilum macranthum Schlechter 1911