Dendrochilum eximium (Ames) L.O.Williams 1952 SUBGENUS Acoridium 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;