Diplocaulobium clemensiae (Ames) A.D.Hawkes 1957 SECTION Diplocaulobium

Lip detail Photos by Jim Cootes and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Lip detail? Photo by Ronnie Boos and The RV Orchid Talk Website

Part Sun Warm Winter

Common Name or Meaning Clemens' Diplocaulobium [American Female Orchid Collector in Malesia early 1900's]

Flower Size 4" [10 cm]

Found in the Philippines at elevations of 500 to 800 meters as a small sized, warm growing epiphyte with pseudobulbs carrying a single, narrowly oblong, fleshy, unequally bilobed apically leaf that blooms in the winter soon after a decided temperature drop on a single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms *Dendrobium clemensiae Ames 1912

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidiana Philipiniana Vol 1 Valmayor 1984 as Dendrobium clemensiae; Australian Orchid Review Vol 68 No 3 2003 photo; Flora Malesiana Orchids of the Philippines Vol I Agoo, Shuiteman and de Vogel 2003; The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006 photo fide; Australian Orchid Review Vol 72 No 2 2007 photo; Philippine Native Orchid Species Cootes 2009 photo fide; A Guide to the Dendrobium of the Philippines Cootes and Tiong 2015 photo fide;