Dendrochilum devoogdii J.J.Sm. 1932 SUBGENUS Dendrochilum Drawing by J J Smith and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Warm

Common Name Devoogd's Dendrochilum

Flower Size .12" [3 mm] long

Found in Sumatra on rock walls at elevations around 600 meters as a miniature to small sized, warm growing lithophyte with a spreading, hanging, branched, terete rhizome giving rise to pseudobulbs that are an acute angle to the rhizome carrying a single, apical, erect, oblong-elliptic, very shortly acuminate, rather abruptly narrowing below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms on an erect, slightly hairy, peduncle to .6" [1.5 cm] long, rachis thin, sparsely hairy, quadrangular in cross-section, many flowered inflorescence.


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