Dendrochilum zollingeri Miq. 1859

Plant and Flowers Photos by J B Comber and The Swiss Orchid foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria

Part shade Warm Spring

Common Name Zollinger's Dendrochilum [Swiss Botanist and Plant Collector in Asia 1800's]

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in east Java at elevations of 760 to 1000 meters as a medium sized , warm growing epiphyte with clustered pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, lanceolate, acute, narrowing below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring on an erect, peduncle somewhat longer than the rachis, to 26" [65 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Dendrochilum cobolbine Rchb.f. 1888

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Von Java J.J.Smith 1905 as D coboline; Die Orchideen Von Java Figuren Atlas J.J.Smith 1908 as D coboline drawing fide; Orchids of Java Comber 1990 photos fide