Dendrochilum longibracteatum Pfitzer 1907 SUBGENUS Platyclinis SECTION Platyclinis [Benth.] Pfitzer

Inflorescence Photo by Th Nordhausen/J B Comber and The Swiss Orchid foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria

Part shade Cool Cold Fall

Common Name The Long Bracted Dendrochilum

Flower Size .28" [7 mm] long

Found in Sumatra in montane forests at elevations of 1600 to 2400 meters as a medium sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with narrowly cylindrical pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, linear-lanceolate, acute, 9 to 11 nerved, narrowing below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the fall on a 1.6 to 3.2" [4 to 8 cm] peduncle, laxly many flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids in Sumatra J B Comber 2001 photo fide