Dendrochilum kamborangense Ames 1920 SECTION Platyclinis Photo by J B Comber and the Royal Botanical Gardens Kew

Inflorescence

Inflorescence and plant in situ Mt Kinabalu Borneo Photos by John Varigos and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Part shade Cool Cold Fall

Common Name The Kamborangah Dendrochilum [An Area near Mt Kinabalu]

Flower Size .24" [6 mm]

Found in Borneo near Mt Kinabalu in lower to upper montane mossy forests at elevations 1500 to 2900 meters as a small sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with small, cylindric pseudobulbs enveloped by imbricating, basal, scarious becoming fibrous sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, narrowly lanceolate, acute, gradually narrowing below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the fall on a terminal, erect, longer than the leaf, 6" [15 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence

Synonyms

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 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/photo fide; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 10 Wood & der Ent 2012 photo fide

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