Acoridium glumaceum is an orchid species identified by (Lindl.) Rolfe in 1904. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Dendrochilum glumaceum.
ORIGIN: A Philippine epiphytic or lithophytic, small to medium sized, warm to cold growing species found at elevations of 500 to 2300 meters on trees and rocks.
DESCRIPTION: Small to medium sized, warm to cold growing species with conical to ovoid, clustered pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, grass-like, erect to narrowly elliptic or oblanceolate, plicate, acute or acuminate, longly petiolate leaves that blooms in the spring and fall on an axillary, to 12 [30 cm]long, slender, pendulous-arcuate, inflorescence with with spreading. imbricating, distichous, glumaceous bracts and many fragrant flowers arranged in 2 rows, smelling of sweet hay, and all occupying the apical half.
FLOWER SIZE: About 1/2 inch [about 1.25 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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