Dendrochilum gramineum (Ridl.) Holttum 1947 SECTION Platyclinis [Benth.] Pfitzer Photo by Lourens Grobler


Flower Closeup Photo by Art Vogel

Full shade

Common Name The Grass-Like Dendrochilum

Flower Size

Found in Malaysia as a small sized epiphyte with .4" [1 cm] between each basally thickened pseudobulb carrying a single, grass-like leaf that bloom on a to 10" [25 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence.

CAUTION I have no way of verifying this determination so please use with caution!

Synonyms *Platyclinis graminea Ridl. 1915

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Malaysia Vol 1 Holttum 1957; The Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia and Singapore Seidenfaden & Wood 1992 drawing hmm; Wild Orchids of Penninsular Malaysia Ong, O'Byrne, Yong & Saw 2011 photo hmm