Dendrochilum korintjiense J.J.Sm. 1922 SUBGENUS Dendrochilum TYPE Drawing by J B Smith and The Swiss Orchid foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria

Part shade Cool

Common Name The Mt Kerinci Dendrochilum

Flower Size .3" [7.5 mm]

Found in west Sumatra on Mt Kerinci at elevations around 1800 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with 2.4" [6 cm] between each oblong oval, placed at an acute angle to the rhizome, oblong to ovoid, orange-red pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, narrowly lanceolate, more or less acute, basally narrowing into the very short petiolate base leaf that blooms on 1 to 2, on undeveloped pseudobulbs, rachis flattened and extended to the basal bracts, to 40 flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Sumatra J B Comber 2001