Dendrochilum foxworthyi Ames 1908 SECTION Acoridium Type drawing by Ames and The Swiss Orchid Foundation a the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shadeCool Cold LATE Spring

Common Name The Outstanding Dendrochilum

Flower Size .36" [9 mm]

Found on Luzon and Mindoro within the Philippines at elevations around 1800 to 2000 meters as a small sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with close set, thin, fusiform pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, linear-oblong,obtuse to subacute, apiculate, narrowly petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring on a terminal, peduncle thin, rachis to 2" [5 cm] long, 6 to 8" [15 to 20 cm] long, overall loosely to 30 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Acoridium foxworthyi (Ames) Ames 1922

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Vol 3 pg 8 Ames 1908 drawing fide; Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Vol 5 Ames 1915; Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Vol 7 Ames 1922 as Acoridium foxworthyi; Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Vol 7 pg 80 Ames 1922; Orchidiana Philippiana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2011 photo ok;