Dendrochilum mindorense Ames 1908

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

Part shade Cool Cold Fall

Common Name The Mindoro Dendrochilum [An island within the Philippine Archipelago]

Flower Size .36" [9mm]

Found on Mindoro within the Philippines at elevations around 2000 meters as a miniature to small sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with slender pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, lanceolate, 5 to 7 veined, obtuse, petiolate base leaf that blooms in the fall on an erect, peduncle to 4" [10 cm] long, rachis to 2" [5 cm] long, densely several flowered inflorescence with greenish yellow flowers.

Synonyms Acoridium mindorense (Ames) Ames 1922

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Vol 2 Ames 1908 drawing fide; Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Vol 5 Ames 1915; Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Vol 7 Ames 1922 as Acoridium mindorense; Orchidiana Philippiana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984;