Dendrochilum formosanum [Schlecter] Schlechter 1919

SUBGENUS Platyclinis SECTION Platyclinis [Benth.] Pfitzer

Awarded plant and photo courtesy of Wilford Neptune.

Flower Closeup

Photos by Eric Hunt

Common Name The Beautiful Dendrochilum

CAUTION!!! Said to be a synonym of D uncatum but I have left them separate for now.

Synonyms Dendrochilum uncatum var. formosanum (Schltr.) T.Hashim. 1982; *Platyclinis formosana Schltr. 1906

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Digest Vol 38 no 3 1974 photo fide; Opera Botanica #83 Orchid Genera in Thailand XII Dendrobium Sw. Seidenfaden 1985 drawing/photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 69 No 10 2000 photo ok; AOS Bulletin Vol 76 No 9 2007 photo fide