This is one of the 'old' (1840) established Dendrochilums that has withstood the test of time for very good reasons. At shows, it never ceases to attract admiration. Mainly from the Philippines and Taiwan, it grows over a greater range of altitudes than many other Dendrochilums, which indicates, that within its moist humid environment, it is a hardy orchid.

Rating: ♦♦♦♦♦ Very high priority

Negatives: Clear identification may be a problem for some - not for the plant!

Varieties: There is a great deal of confusion between Ddc uncatum and Ddc formosanum. Kew Garden formally recognise Ddc formosanum as Ddc uncatum variety uncatum.

A second recognised variety is known as Dendrochilum uncatum variety longispicatum.

Don't let the names get in the way. Buy one!

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