It is a small to medium-sized, hot to warm growing epiphytic species, which can reach a height of 40 cm, with tapered, 2.5 cm long pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, leathery, 10-40 cm long and 0.2-0.7 cm wide leaf.
This is one of the most sought-after dendrochiliums. Red flowers. Grown in a 10cms pot. Flowering size.