Dendrochilum abortum (Ames) L.O.Williams 1952 SUBGENUS Acoridium SECTION Acoridium Photo by Patricia Harding and the The Species Identification Task Force Website

Part shade Cool LATE Summer EARLY Fall

Common Name The Cut Short Dendrochilum

Flower Size .12" [3 mm]

Found on Luzon within the Philippines at elevations around 1200 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with tapering, cylindrical pseudobulbs carrying a single, linear leaf that blooms in the late summer and early fall on an erect, rachis semi-pendulous, slightly longer than the leaf, to 5.2" [13 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence

Synonyms *Acoridium abortum Ames 1937

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidiana Philippiana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984; Philippine Native Species Orchids Cootes 2011 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 78 #4 2014 photo fide;