Dendrochilum devogelii J.J.Wood 1994 SUBGENUS Platyclinis SECTION Cruciformia

TYPE Drawing by J J Wood 1997

Part shade Cool Fall

Common Name de Vogel's Dendrochilum [Dutch Botanist at Leiden and collector of the type current]

Flower Size .16" [4 mm]

Found in Sabah Borneo in rather dense primary forests at elevations around 1450 meters as a miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with cylindrical, close set pseudobnulbs carrying a single, apical, linear-ligulate, acute conduplicate below into the base leaf that blooms in the fall on an erect, peduncle .88" [2.2 cm] long, rachis 2.6" [6.5 cm] long, laxly many flowered inflorescence with a sterile bract at the base and ovate, acute shorter than the ovary floral bracts and carrying pale green flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; * A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994; Orchids of Borneo Vol 3 Wood 1997 drawing fide; Dendrochilum of Borneo Wood 2001 drawing fide;