Dendrochilum hutchinsonianum Ames 1908 SUBGENUS Acoridium SECTION Acordium Photo by Gary Yong Gee and his Orchid Photo Website

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

Part shade ColdFall

Common Name The Hutchinson's Dendrochilum

Flower Size .36" [9 mm]

Found on Mindoro within the Philippines in dense mossy thickets at elevations around 2500 to 2600 meters as a small sized, cold growing epiphyte with elongate, thin pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, oblong-lanceolate, obtuse, petiolate base leaf that blooms in the fall on new arising growths, to 3.6" [9 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Acoridium hutchinsonianum (Ames) Ames 1922; Acoridium hutchinsonianum (Ames) Ames 1924

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Vol 2 Ames 1908 drawing fide; Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Vol 7 Ames 1922 as Acoridium hutchinsonii; Orchidiana Philippiana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984;