Dendrochilum mindorense Ames 1908 SUBGENUS Acoridium SECTION Acordium

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;