Dendrochilum quadrilobum Ames 1915 SUBGENUS Acoridium SECTION Acordium Photo courtesy of David Banks , Dr. E.F. de Vogel and Jaap Vermeulen and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website. and Flora Malesiana Vol III

Fragrance Part Shade Coolspring

Common Name or Meaning The 4 Lobed Lip Dendrochilum

Flower Size 1/4" [6 cm]

Found in the Philippines at elevations over 1000 meters as a miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with oval pseudobulbs enveloped basally by sheaths and carrying a single, apical, linear leaf that blooms in the spring on an arching, 4" [10 cm] long, to 25 flowered inflorescence arising with a new growth and carrying sweetly fragrant flowers

Synonyms Acoridium quadrilobum (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 quadrilobum; Orchidiana Philipiniana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984; AOS Bulletin Vol 66 No 8 1997; Orchids of The Philippines Cootes 2001 photo fide; Flora Malesiana Orchids of the Philippines Vol I Agoo, Shuiteman and de Vogel 2003;