Dendrochilum woodianum Ames 1908 SECTION Pseudoacoridium Pederson TYPE for the section

InflorescencePhotos by Piotr Markiewicz and his Flickriver Orcid Photo Website

Part shade Cool Cold Summer

Common Name Wood's Dendrochilum [American Military Commander in the Philippines early 1900's]

Flower Size .28" [7 mm]

Found on Mindoro within the Philippines at elevations around 1200 to 2600 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with clustered, ovate to inversely pear shaped pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, leathery, oblanceolate, narrowing below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the summer on an erect then arching, 2 non-floriferous bracts at the proximal end of the rachis, to 3.2" [8 cm] long, to 10 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Pseudacoridium woodianum (Ames) Ames 1922

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Vol 2 Ames 1908 drawing good; Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Vol 5 Ames 1915; Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Vol 7 Ames 1922 as Pseudoacoridium woodianum; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 4 Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmussen 2005; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2011 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 78 #4 2014 photo fide;

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