Inflorescence Photos by J J Wood and The Swiss Orchid foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria

Part shade Hot Cool LATE Summer Fall"

Common Name The Undivided Female Dendrochilum [refers to the column which lacks stelids]

Flower Size

Found in Sabah and Sarawak Borneo in lower montane and ridge forests at elevations around 100 to 1600 meters as a small sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte with a long-creeping rhizome giving rise to narrowly cylindrical, wrinkled pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, linear-ligulate, acute, thinly coriaceous, veins prominent below, abruptly narrowing below into the grooved petiolate base leaf that blooms in the late summer and fall on an erect, peduncle 6 to 8" [15 to 20 cm] long, terete, filiform, rachis 3.2 to 4.8" 3 to 12 cm] long, quadrangular, apical, densely many flowered inflorescence with oblong-ovate to broadly triangular-ovate, obtuse, floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994 drawing/photo fide; Orchids of Borneo Wood Vol 3 1997 drawing fide; Orchids of Sarawak Wood & Beaman etal 2001; Dendrochilum of Borneo Wood 2001 drawing/photo fide;