Dendrochilum pterogyne Carr 1935 SECTION Eurybrachium

Inflorescence and plant in situ Mt Kinabalu Borneo Photos by Th. Nordhausen and The Swiss Orchid foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria

Part shade Cool Coldwinter springSummerFall

Common Name The Winged Gynostemium Dendrochilum

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Borneo near Mt Kinabalu in upper montane forests at elevations above 900 to 3800 meters as a small sized, to cold growing epiphyte with small ovoid, minutely wrinkled, orange red pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, linear, acute, gradually narrowing below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms at most any time of the year on a terminal, erect, 4" [10 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; 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/photo fide; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 1 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 drawing/photo fide; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011

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