Dendrochilum rotundilabium L.O.Williams 1937

Drawing and Collection sheet by Ames and The Filbot Flickr Website

Part shade Warm Fall Winter

Common Name The Round Lip Dendrochilum

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found on Luzon within the Philippines in montane forests at elevations around 600 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with clustered, ovoid, furrowed pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, elliptic, 5 to 7 veined leaf that blooms in the fall and winter on a slender, 2 ranked, 2.4 to 3.6" [6 to 9 cm] long, densely few flowered inflorescence with round-ovate, many veined floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidiana Philippiana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984