Dendrochilum reniforme Ames 1915 SUBGENUS Acoridium SECTION Acoridium Scan by The Filibot Flickr Photo Website

Part shade Fall Winter

Common Name The Kidney Shaped Dendrochilum

Flower Size

Found on Laguna and Rizal within the Philippines in montane forests at unknown elevations as a mini-miniature to miniature sized epiphyte with tapering at both ends, ascending pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, linear-lanceolate, obtuse, 3 veined, petiolate base leaf that blooms fall and winter on a slender , to 4.8" [12 cm] long, dense, arched, many flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Acoridium reniforme (Ames) Ames 1922; Dendrochilum urciforme (Ames) L.O.Williams 1952

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