Diplocaulobium compressicolle [J.J.Sm.] P.F. Hunt& Summerh. 1961 SECTION Diplocaulobium Photo courtesy of Peter O'Byrne, André Schuiteman, Dr. E.F. de Vogel and Jaap Vermeulen and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website. and Flora Malesiana Vol III

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Plant and Flower Photos by Dr Ed de Vogel © and the Orchids of New Guinea Website

Part Sun Hot Spring Fall

Common Name or Meaning The Compressed Stem Diplocaulobium

Flower Size 3.2" [8 cm]

Found in New Guinea in rainforests at elevations of 50 to 500 meters as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte with crowded, arranged in a row, basally swollen and gradually narrowing towards the apex, laterally compressed pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, lanceolate, coriaceous,shortly bidentate apically leaf that blooms in the spring and fall on a short, terminal, single flowered inflorescence arising through a laterally compressed, narrowly lanceolate, acute spathe

Synonyms *Dendrobium compressicolle J.J.Sm. 1912

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lowland Orchids of Papua New Guinea O'Byrne 1994 drawing/photo fide; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Orchids of Sumatra Comber 2001; Flora Malesiana Orchids of New Guinea Vol II Shuiteman and de Vogel 2002; AOS Bulletin Vol 74 No 10 2005 photo fide; Dendrobium and its relatives Lavarack, Stocker and Harris 2006 photo fide;