Dendrochilum decipiens J.J.Sm. 1922 SUBGENUS Platyclinis SECTION Eurybrachium Drawing by J J Smith and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

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Common Name The Tooth Carrying Dendrochilum

Flower Size .12" [3 mm]

Found in western Sumatra at unknown elevations as a small sized epiphyte with a shortly branched rhizome giving rise to cylindrical, narrowing towards the apex, pale green pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, linear, shortly acute, narrowing towards the petiolate base leaf that blooms on an erect, arising on a newly emerging growth, peduncle to 4.8" [12 cm] long, thin, rachis to 1.8" [4.5 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Sumatra J B Comber 2001