Dendrocolla pardalis is an orchid species identified by (Ridl.) Ridl. in 1896. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Thrixspermum pardale.
ORIGIN: Found in peninsular Malaysia, Borneo and Sumatra in hill forests at elevations around 900 meters.
DESCRIPTION: Small sized, warm growing epiphyte with an erect stem with roots all along the length and carrying narrowly oblong, faintly and unequally bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the summer on an axillary, much longer than the leaves, slender, terete, 4.8 to 12 [12 to 30 cm] long, successively single, several flowered inflorescence with the compact rachis composed of very close, triangular, narrowing in the apical half floral bracts and carrying fragrant flowers.
FLOWER SIZE: 1.6 inches [1.4 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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