Dendrochilum wenzelii is a species in the Dendrochilum genus. It is named after Wenzel a Orchid Collector in the Philippines early 1900's.
Description[edit | edit source]
The plant blooms from winter to summer with pendant inflorescence and many 1 cm fragrant flowers.
Distribution[edit | edit source]
Dendrochilum wenzelii is found in the Philippines in forest from 500 to 1000. Plant is found in warm areas with partial shade.
Culture[edit | edit source]
Plant can be grown from cool to warm areas with medium to bright light. Pot with fine bark and perlite or sphagnum moss. Plant prefers dry periods between watering. Reduce watering during the winter. Water about once a week.
Variants[edit | edit source]
|Dendrochilum wenzelii variant||Sepals and petals are yellow. Lip is yellow.|
Naming[edit | edit source]
Common Name: Wenzel's Dendrochilum
Synonyms[edit | edit source]
- Acoridium wenzelii (Ames) Ames 1922