Dendrochilum haslamii Ames 1920 SUBGENUS Platyclinis SECTION Cruiciformia

Photo by T J Barkman


Drawing by Susanna Stuart-Smithh

TYPE Drawing

TYPE Drawing by Ames and The Swiss Orchid foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria

Part shade Cool Cold Summer Fall

Common Name Haslam's Dendrochilum [Original Collector of species 1900's]

Flower Size

Found in Borneo near Mt Kinabalu at elevations of 2400 to 3100 meters as a miniature sized epiphyte with long, slender, subfusiform pseudobulbs carrying a single, apcial, erect, linear-lanceolate, obtuse, coriaceous, prominent midnerve, hardly petiolate base leaf that blooms in the summer through fall on a racemose, peduncle 2" [5 cm] long, rachis very slender, 2.8" [7 cm] long, to 25 flowered inflorescence with persistent, somewhat shorter than the ovary, strongly concave, acute, more or less spreading floral bracts.

Synonyms Dendrochilum haslamii var. quadrilobum J.J.Wood 2001

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Vol 6 pg 53 Ames 1920 drawing fide; The Plants of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Orchids Beaman, Wood, Beaman & Beaman 1993 photo ok; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994 drawing ok; Orchids of Borneo Wood Vol 3 1997; Orchids of Sarawak Wood & Beaman etal 2001; Dendrochilum of Borneo Wood 2001 Drawing fide; Dendrochilum of Borneo Wood 2001 as D haslamii var quadrilobum Drawing fide; The Orchids of Mount Kinabalu Vol 2 Wood, Beaman, Lamb, Chu Lun and Beaman 2011 drawing fide