Diplocaulobium anisobulbon P.O'Byrne & J.J.Verm. 2009 SECTION Diplocaulobium

Another Angle Photos by Art Vogel and the Orchid Website

Another Flower?

Side View of Flower? Photos by Dian Rahardjo and her Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Part Shade Hot Cool LATEWinter EARLY Spring LATESpring EARLYSummer LATESummer EARLYFall

Common Name The Unequal Bulbed Diplocaulobium [refers to the 2 types of pseudobulbs that this species has, one bottle shaped and the other is egg-shaped]

Flower Size

Found in Sulawesi in lowland forests on trees overhanging rivers and in montane forests on mossy covered tree branches at elevations of 400 to 1600 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte with crowded, erect, yellow green, green or olive green with a black nodal ring, basally swollen, either with or without a narrow neck, obovoid to ellipsoid, soon sulcate, with or without a cylindrical, slightly compressed neck pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, oblong to ellitpic to ovate, obtuse and notched apically, green leaf that blooms in the late winter and early spring, the late spring and early summer and the late summer and early fall on a short, single flowered inflorescence arising through a golden brown, oblong, acuminate spathe and carrying very short lived flowers.

CAUTION I am not sure of this determination so please use with caution. The 1st 2 photos are much closer than the second 2.

Synonyms Dendrobium anisobulbon Schuit. & Peter B.Adams 2011; Dendrobium filiforme J.J.Sm. 1904; Diplocaulobium filiforme Kraenzl. 1910

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910 as D filiforme; *Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 3 2009 drawing/photo hmm

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