Accepted name: Dendrochilum latibrachiatum J.J.Sm., Bull. Jard. Bot. Buitenzorg, II, 25: 14 (1917)

Subgenus – XX. Section – XX.


 
 

Synonyms

 

None

 

Origin in the Wild

 

Sulawesi

 

Elevation in the Wild

 

No information

 

Habitat in the Wild

 

The holotype was collected on Mount Pangururan. The Leiden specimen was collected in central Sulawesi on the western slope of Mt. Roroka Timbu.

 

The Plants Description

 

No information as yet

 

The Inflorescence

 

No information as yet

 

The Flowers

 

No information as yet

 

Herbarium Specimens

 

Holotype

 

Bogor Botanical Garden (BO)

 

Specimen - Destroyed

 

Other herbarium specimens

 

National Herbarium Netherlands, Leiden (L)

 

Specimen L0322538 (?)

 

Scent

 

No information

 

Flowering Season

 

Flowering plants have been collected in the wild during May.

 

Culture

 

I do not think this species is in cultivation

 

Similar Species

 

NA

 

Other Information

 

This is one of the least known Dendrochilum species. The holotype has been destroyed, Ed de Vogel collected a plant that could be this species, this specimen is held at Leiden.

 

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.