Accepted name: Dendrochilum heptaphyllum Kraenzl. in H.G.A.Engler (ed.), Pflanzenr., IV, 50 II B 7: 99 (1907)

Subgenus – XX. Section – XX.


 
 

Synonyms

 

None

 

Origin in the Wild

 

Sulawesi

 

Elevation in the Wild

 

No information

 

Habitat in the Wild

 

The type was collected on Sudara Peak, Sarrasin.

 

The Plants Description

 

No Information

 

Herbarium Specimens

 

Holotype

 

B

 

Specimen - Destroyed

 

Isotype

 

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (K)

 

Id uncertain

 

Scent

 

I could find no information

 

Flowering Season

 

I could find no information

 

The Inflorescence

 

I could find no information

 

The Flowers

 

I could find no information

 

Culture

 

I do not think this species is in cultivation

 

Other Information

 

I have yet to obtain the description and upload it on this website.

 

This is one of the least known Dendrochilum species. The holotype has been destroyed. Jaap Vermeulen and Ed de Vogel collected a plant that could be this species; this specimen is held at Kew its ID uncertain.

 

Reference

 

PEDERSEN, Henrik. 1995, Thirteen new species of Dendrochilum (Orchidaceae), a new record from Burma, and a checklist of the genus in East Malesia. Nord. J. Bot 15:381-402. Copenhagen, Denmark.

 

World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. 25 September 2008. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://www.kew.org/wcsp/ accessed 25 September 2008.