Dendrochilum hastatum Ames 1908

TYPE Drawing by Oakes Ames

Part shade Cold Spring Fall

Common Name The Lance Like Lip Dendrochilum

Flower Size

Found on Mindoro in the Philippines at elevations around 2000 to 2100 meters as a mini-miniature sized , cold growing epiphyte with fusiform pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, lanceolate, conspicuously 3 veined, constricted apically, subacute leaf that blooms in the spring and fall on an erect, peduncle filiform, 2.4" [6 cm] long, few flowered inflorescence .

Separated from all others in the Philippines by the fleshy, lance like lip

Synonyms Acoridium hastatum (Ames) Ames 1922

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Fascile 2 Ames 1908 drawing fide; Orchidiana Philippinana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984;