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

Subgenus – XX. Section – XX.






Origin in the Wild




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


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The Inflorescence


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The Flowers


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Herbarium Specimens




Bogor Botanical Garden (BO)


Specimen - Destroyed


Other herbarium specimens


National Herbarium Netherlands, Leiden (L)


Specimen L0322538 (?)




No information


Flowering Season


Flowering plants have been collected in the wild during May.




I do not think this species is in cultivation


Similar Species




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.




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; accessed 25 September 2008.