Diplocaulobium centrale (J.J.Sm.) P.F.Hunt & Summerh. 1961 SECTION Diplocaulobium Photo courtesy of André Schuiteman, Dr. E.F. de Vogel and Jaap Vermeulen and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website

Partial Shade Warm Cool LATE Spring Summer

Common Name or Meaning The InBetween Diplocaulobium [refers toits similarity to both D aureicolor and D regale]

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found New Guinea at elevations of 1500 to 2000 metrs as a large sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with basally swollen, tapering towards the apex, 12" [30 cm] long, pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, elliptic-lanceoalte leaf that blooms in the late spring through summer on a swhort, successively 1 to 2, few flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms *Dendrobium centrale J.J.Sm. 1911

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1982 as Dendrobium centrale; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996 as Dendrobium centrale; Flora Malesiana Orchids of New Guinea Vol II Shuiteman and de Vogel 2002; Dendrobium and its relatives Lavarack, Stocker and Harris 2006 photo fide;

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