Diplocaulobium savannicola (Schltr.) A.D.Hawkes 1957 SECTION Goniobulbon Type Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shadeHot Spring

Common Name The Savanna Loving Diplocaulobium

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 200 meters as a miniature to small sized, hot growing epiphyte with an elongate rhizome giving rise to 4 angled, compressed, ovate to elliptic pseudobulbs carrying a single, erect-patent, coriaceous,ligulate, obtuse narrowing below into the subpetiolate base leaves that blooms in the spring on an apical, compressed, .24" [6 mm] long, successively few flowered inflorescence.

Schlecther states that the flowers are pale yellow with the lip carmine-red bordered in the lower half.

Synonyms *Dendrobium savannicola Schltr. 1912

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912 as Dendrobium savannicola Drawing fide;

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