Dendrochilum eximium (Ames) L.O.Williams 1952 SECTION Acoridium Collection Sheet by Ames and Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Part shadeCold LATE Summer Fall

Common Name The Outstanding Dendrochilum

Flower Size .36" [9 mm]

Found on Luzon and Mindoro within the Philippines at elevations around 2500 meters as a miniature sized, cold growing epiphyte with thin, round pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, elliptic-lanceolate, 3 to 5 veined leaf that blooms in the late summer and fall on a terminal, compact, longer than the leaf, to 6" [15 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms *Acoridium eximium Ames 1937

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidiana Philippiana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984;