Dipodium bicallosum J.J.Sm. 1927 SECTION Leopardanthus

Side View of Flower

Plant and Inflorescence Photos by Peter O'Byrne and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz herbaria Website

Partial shade Warm Summer

Common Name The 2 Calli Dipodium

Flower Size .08 to 3.2" [2 to 8 cm]

Found in penninsular Malasia and Sumatra at elevations around 790 tp 995 meters as a sized, hot to warm growing terrestrial with a thick stem carrying 2 ranked, close set, strap shaped leaves that blooms in the summer with a 4 to 4.6" [10 to 14 cm] long, terete, rachis 3 to 3.2" [7.5 to 8 cm] long, 6 to 7 flowered inflorescence carrying fleshy flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Suamtra Comber 2001 photo fide; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 12 O'Byrne 2013 photos fide