Dendrochilum tenuibulbum (Ames) L.O.Williams 1952 SUBGENUS Acoridium SECTION Convoluta

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Plant and Flowers Photos by Dr Ed de Vogel and the Orchids of New Guinea Website

Part Shade Warm Spring

Common Name or Meaning The Delicate Bulbed Dendrochilum

Flower Size .22" [6mm]

Found in on Luzon and Panay of the Philippines among mosses on tree trunks in bright light at elevations around 950 meters as a miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with oval pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, lanceolate leaf that blooms in the spring on an upright, arching to pendulous, longer than the leaf, to 4" [10 cm] long, to 20 flowered inflroescence ariwsing on a new growth.

Synonyms *Acoridium tenuibulbum Ames 1937

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidiana Philippiana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984; Orchids of The Philippines Cootes 2001 photo fide; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2011 photo fide