Dendrochilum longibulbum Ames 1912 SUBGENUS Platyclinis SECTION Convoluta Photo courtesy of David Banks , Dr. E.F. de Vogel and Jaap Vermeulen and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website. and Flora Malesiana Vol III

Specimen Plant Photo by Marni Turkel

Part Shade Warm Winter Spring Summer Fall

Common Name or Meaning The Long-Bulbed Dendrochilum

Flower Size 1/4" [6mm]

Found in the Philippines on mossy trees in bright light at elevations above 950 meters as a small sized, warm growing epiphyte with oval pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, lanceolate, 3 to 5 mid veins, shortly petiolate leaf and blooms at most any time of the year on an erect then pendulous 4" [10 cm] long, 20 flowered infloresence arising with a new growth.

Synonyms Acoridium longibulbum (Ames) Ames 1922; Acoridium luchanense (Ames) Ames 1922; Dendrochilum luchanense Ames 1912

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Vol 5 Ames 1915; Studies in the Family Orchidaceae Vol 7 Ames 1922 as Acoridium longibulbum; Orchidiana Philipiniana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984; The 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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