Dendrochilum corrugatum (Ridl.) J.J.Sm. 1904 SUBGENUS Platyclinis SECTION Eurybrachium

Plant and Flowers in situ Mt Kinabalu Borneo Photos by Rogier van Vugt and his PBase Orchid Photo Site

Part ShadeCool Cold Spring LATERSummerFall

Common Name The Wrinkled Dendrochilum [refers to the pseudobulbs]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Sabah Borneo in lower montane forests at elevations of 1500 to 2100 meters as a miniature sized, cool to cold growing twig epiphyte and sometime lithophyte with clustered, ovoid-globose to broadly ellipsoid, rugulaose, green suffused with red to entirely red pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, linear to linear-lanceolate, acute, minutely apiculate, rigid, sulcate along the middle, dark olive green, 3 to 4 nerved, gradually narrowing below into the elongate, petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring, again in the later summer and fall on a basal, erect then arching, terete, filiform, 4 to 10.8" [10 to 26 cm] long, overall, rachis to [5 to 16 cm] long, quadrangular, reddish, subdense to densely many flowered inflorescence with ovate-elliptic, acute bracts and broadly ovate, subacute floral bracts.

Synonyms Acoridium corrugatum (Ridl.) Rolfe 1904; Dendrochilum fimbriatum Ames 1920; *Platyclinis corrugata Ridl. 1894

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Vol VI Ames 1920; Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Vol VI Ames 1920 as D fimbiatum; The Plants of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Orchids Beaman, Wood, Beaman & Beaman 1993; The Plants of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Orchids Beaman, Wood, Beaman & Beaman 1993 as D fimbriatum; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994 as D fimbriatum; Orchids of Borneo Vol 3 Wood 1997; Orchids of Borneo Vol 4 Wood 2003 drawing fide; Dendrochilum of Borneo Wood 2001 drawing/photo fide; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 1 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 drawing fide; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011

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