Accepted name: Dendrochilum tenuissimum Kraenzl. in H.G.A.Engler (ed.), Pflanzenr., IV, 50 II B 7: 98 (1907)

Subgenus – Platyclinis. Section – Eurybrachium.


 
 

Synonyms

 

None

 

Origin in the Wild

 

Sulawesi

 

Elevation in the Wild

 

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Habitat in the Wild

 

This plant was collected at Tomohon, Sarrasin.

 

The Plants Description

 

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The Inflorescence

 

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The Flowers

 

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Herbarium Specimens

 

Bogor (BO)

 

The holotype has possibly been destroyed. (Pedersen 1995 and 2004)

 

Kew (K)

 

ID uncertain

 

Scent

 

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Flowering Season

 

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Sepals and petals 1mm long

 

Culture

 

I do not think this species is in cultivation

 

Similar Species

 

Dendrochilum celebesense (see this page for the differences)

 

Other Information

 

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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.

 

PEDERSEN, Henrik. 2004, Three New Species of Dendrochilum, Blumea 49 351-360, Leiden, The Netherlands

 

World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. 02 October 2008. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://www.kew.org/wcsp/ accessed 02 October 2008.