Dendrochilum mearnsii Ames 1908 Photos by Eric Hunt and His Orchid Website.

EARLY

Common Name Mearns' Dendrochilum

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in the Philippines at elevations up to 3000 meters as a miniature to small sized, cold growing epiphyte with spindle-shaped pseudobulbs carrying oblong-lanceolate, nearly acute, slender petiolate base leaves that blooms in the spring and early summer on a racemose, slender, 2.4 to 2.8" [6 to 7 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Vol 2 Ames 1908 drawing ok; Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Vol 5 Ames 1915; Orchidiana Philippiana vol 1 Valmayor 1984; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2011 photo good

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