Dendrochilum apiculatum (Ames) L.O.Williams 1952 SUBGENUS Pseudoacoridium SECTION Luzonorchis TYPE Drawing by Ames and

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Common Name The Apiculate Dendrochilum [refers to the lip apex]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in the Philippines without elevational data as a small sized epiphyte with fusiform-terete pseudobulbs carrying oblong-lanceolate, 5 main veined, obtuse, narrowing below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the winter on a suberect peduncle, 2.8 to 3.6" [7 to 9 cm] long, rachis probably pendent, 2.4 to 3.2" [6 to 8 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence

Synonyms *Acoridium apiculatum Ames 1937; Pseudacoridium apiculatum (Ames) Szlach. & Marg. 2001

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchididana Philippiana Vol 1 Valmoyor 1984;