Dendrochilum alboviride J.J.Sm. 1922 SUBGENUS Dendrochilum


Plant and Inflorescence Photos by Leicneagra and The Wild Orchids in Sumatra Website

TYPE Drawing Drawing by J J Smith and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Fragrance Part shade

Common Name The White Green Dendrochilum

Flower Size .16" [4 mm]

Found in Sumatra on Mt Dempo as a small sized epiphyte with a branching, pale yellow green rhizome giving rise to 1.2 to 2.8" [3 to 7 cm] between each, oblong, tapering at both ends pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, lanceolate, apiculate, narrowing towards the base leaf that blooms on a peduncle that is .32 to .44" [8 to 11 mm] long, rachis quadrangular in cross-section, sparsely hairy, 2.4 to 3.8" [6 to 9.5 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence with several, imbricate, obtuse basal sheaths and very short, almost semi orbicular, apiculate floral bracts and carrying fragrant flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Sumatra J B Comber 2001;