Dendrochilum pumilum Rchb. f. 1855 SUBGENUS Acoridium SECTION Convoluta TYPE for the section Drawing and Collection sheet by Ames and The Filbot Flickr Website

Part shade Warm Cool Fall Winter

Common Name The Small Flowered Dendrochilum

Flower Size

Found in the Philippines at elevations of 950 to 2000 meters as a mini-miniature to miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with semi-spindle shaped, slender pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, shortly lanceolate, 3 to 5 veined leaf that blooms in the fall and winter on an erect, shorter than the leaf, 1.6 to 4.4" [4 to 11 cm] long, loosely many flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Dendrochilum pumilum var. recurvum (Ames) H.A.Pedersen 1997; Dendrochilum recurvum (Ames) Ames 1907

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Bonplandia Rchb.f 1855; Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Vol 2 Ames 1908 as D recurvum drawing fide; Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Vol 2 Ames 1908 drawing fide; Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Vol 3 Ames 1908; Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Vol 5 Ames 1915; Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Vol 5 Ames 1915 as D recurvum; Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Vol 7 Ames 1922 as Acoridium pumilum; Orchidiana Philippiana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984; Orchidiana Philippiana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984 as D recurvum; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 4 Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmussen 2005

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