Dendrochilum pandurichilum J.J.Wood 1994 SUBGENUS Acoridium SECTION Falsiloba TYPE for the section

Another Angle

Photos by J J Wood and The Swiss Orchid foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria

Part shade Cool Fall Winter

Common Name The Fiddle Shaped Lip Dendrochilum

Flower Size .16" [4 mm]

Found in Borneo in lower montane forests at elevations of 1500 to 1900 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with close set, ovoid-elliptic, yellowish pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erct, narrowly ligulate, obtuse, mucronate, petiolate base leaf that blooms in the fall and winter on a filiform peduncle, naked, .4 to 1.4" [1 to 3.5 cm] long, rachis .024 to 3/4" [.6 to 1.8 cm] long, laxly 3 to 8 flowered inflorescence with subulate, acute, longer than the ovary floral bracts and carrying pale orange flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *A Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo Wood & Cribb 1994 drawing fide; Orchids of Borneo Wood Vol 3 1997 drawing fide Dendrochilum of Borneo Wood & Cribb 2001 drawing/photo fide; Orchids of Sarawak Wood & Beaman etal 2001; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 4 Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmussen 2005