Diplocaulobium aureicolor (J.J.Sm.) A.D.Hawkes 1957 SECTION Diplocaulobium Photos 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

Part Sun Hot Cool Spring Fall

Common Name or Meaning The Golden-Colored Diplocaulobium

Flower Size 1.5" [3.7 cm]

Found in New Guinea in lowand and montane forests at elevations of 250 to 2300 meters as a medium sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte with crowded, basally fusiform and a longer, slender, angular-subterete apically pseudobulb carrying a single apical, narrowly lanceolate, coriaceous, keeled and conduplicate below, undulate, bidentate apically leaf that blooms in the spring and the fall on a successively single flowered, fasciculate, terminal, short inflorescence with a triangular, very short floral bract

Synonyms *Dendrobium aureicolor J.J.Sm. 1911

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912 drawing?; Die Orchideen lieferung 11/12 633 - 752 Brieger 1981 photo plant only; Lowland Orchids of Papua New Guinea O'Byrne 1994 drawing/photo fide; Flora Malesiana Orchids of New Guinea Vol II Shuiteman and de Vogel 2002; Dendrobium and its relatives Lavarack, Stocker and Harris 2006 photo fide; A Guide to the Dendrobium of New Guinea Andre Schuiteman 2013 as Dendrobium aureicolor photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 86 # 1 2017 as D aureixcolor var majus photo fide;