Diplocaulobium cyclobulbon (Schltr.) A.D.Hawkes 1957 SECTION Goniobulbon Photo courtesy of André Schuiteman, Dr. E.F. de Vogel and Jaap Vermeulen and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website

Flower from Behind Photo by © Art Vogel

Partial Shade Hot Fall Winter Spring

Common Name or Meaning The Circle-Shaped Pseudobulb Diplocaulobium

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in New Guinea and the Solomon Islands at elevations of 40 to 300 meters as a miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with round, adpressed to the rhizome pseudobulbs enveloped completely by a heavily veined sheath and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, oblong to elliptic-ligulate, obtuse leaf that blooms in the fall through spring on a basal, very short, single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms *Dendrobium cyclobulbon Schltr. 1912

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *The Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1982 as Dendrobium cyclobulbon; Orchidaceae Of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912 Drawing as Dendrobium jadunae drawing fide; The Orchids of the Solomon Islands and Bougainville Lewis & Cribb 1991 drawing fide; Lowland Orchids of Papua New Guinea O'Byrne 1994 drawing good; Flora Malesiana Orchids of New Guinea Vol II Shuiteman and de Vogel 2002; Dendrobium and its relatives Lavarack, Stocker and Harris 2006 photo okish;