Dendrochilum brevilabre Ridl. 1923 SUBGENUS Dendrochilum

Inflorescence and Plant Photos by J B Comber and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Cool LATE Summer EARLY Fall

Common Name The Short Lip Dendrochilum

Flower Size

Found in Sumatra in forests at elevations around 1100 to 1300 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with a stout, sheath coverd rhizome giving rise to at an angle to the rhizome, oblong-cylindric, yellow pseudobulbs carrying a single, elliptic-lanceolate, narrowing below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the late summer and early fall on a slender, bearing flowers to the base, to 6" [15 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence with ovate-lanceolate, acute, shorter than the pedicel and ovary floral bracts


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