Dendrochilum serratoi (Ames) Cootes 2011 SUBGENUS Platyclinis SECTION ConvolutaPhoto by Gary Yong Gee and his Orchid Photo Website

Part shade Warm Cool Fall

Common Name Serrato's Dendrochilum [Collector of the Type species early 1900's]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in the Philippines in mosses on trees at elevations of 500 to 2000 meters as a mini-miniature to miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with tapered pseudobulbs carrying a single, apicall, erect, linear-lanceolate, 3 veined, prominent mid-vein, shortly petiolate base leaf that blooms in the fall on a longer than the leaf, gracefully arching, slender, to 50 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms *Acoridium serratoi Ames 1923; Dendrochilum curranii var. serratoi (Ames) L.O.Williams 1951

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidiana Philipiniana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984 as D curranii var serratoi; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2011 photo fide