Dendrochilum auriculare Ames 1909SUBGENUS Platyclinis SECTION Eurybrachium Photo courtesy of David Banks , Dr. E.F. de Vogel and Jaap Vermeulen and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website. and Flora Malesiana Vol III

Part Shade Cool Cold

Common Name or Meaning The Eared Dendrochilum [refers to the upper side lobes of the lip]

Flower Size .32" [8 mm]

Found in the Philippines on Luzon at elevations around 1500 to 2500 meters as a small sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with spindle-shaped psedobulbs carrying leathery, lanceolate, 3 rarely, 5 to 7 veined leaves that blooms on a 10" [25 cm] long, arching, to 30 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Acoridium auriculare (Ames) Ames 1922

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Vol 5 Ames 1915; Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Vol 7 Ames 1922 as Acoridium auriculare; Orchidiana Philipiniana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984; The Orchids of The Philippines Cootes 2001 photo not; Flora Malesiana Orchids of the Philippines Vol I Agoo, Shuiteman and de Vogel 2003; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2011 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 78 #4 2014 photo fide;