Dendrochilum saccolabium Kraenzl. 1916 SUBGENUS Acordium SECTION Acoridium [Nees & Meyen] Pfitzer & Kranzl.

Side View Photos by David Banks

Common Name The Sack-Like Lip Dendrochilum

Flower Size 1/4" [6 mm]

Found in the Philippines at elevations above 1200 meters as a miniature to small sized, cool growing epiphyte with tapered, single leafed pseudobulbs with a leathery, flat, corrugated leaf and blooms in the fall and winter on an semi-arching, densely many [40] flowered inflorescence arising with a new growth and has flowers that do not open fully because of the spotted bracts semi-enveloping them.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen lieferung 15 Schlechter/Brieger 1984 photo good; Orchidiana Philipiniana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984; AOS Bulletin Vol 66 No 8 1997 Photo; Orchids of The Philippines Cootes 2001 photo fide; Flora Malesiana Orchids of the Philippines Vol I Agoo, Shuiteman and de Vogel 2003; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2011 photo fide;

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