Dendrochilum panduratum Schltr. 1910 SUBGENUS Dendrochilum Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria

Part shade

Common Name The Fiddle Shaped Dendrochilum [refers to the lip shape]

Flower Size .34" [8.5 mm]

Found in Sumatra as a miniature sized epiphyte without locality with a creeping rhizome giving rise to cylindrical, narrowing towards the apex pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, thick, hard, narrowly lanceolate, somewhat obtuse, shortly narrowing into the petiolate base leaf that blooms on a 3.4" [9 cm] long, arising from the base of a developed pseudobulb, densely many flowered inflorescence carrying pale yellow, widely opening, tiniest of the section flowers .


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidspf Sumatra J B Comber 2001 drawing fide;