Diplocaulobium inauditum (Rchb.f.) Kraenzl. 1910 SECTION Diplocaulobium

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

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Common Name The Unheard Diplocaulobium

Flower Size 1 to 1.2" [2.5 to 3 cm]

Found in the Bismark Archipelago at elevations around 60 meters as a miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with fusiform, sulcate pseudobulbs carrying a single, elliptic, obtuse to subacute, fleshy leaf that blooms on a successively single, several flowered inflorescence

Synonyms *Dendrobium inauditum Rchb.f. 1886; Dendrobium pleurothalloides Kraenzl. 1895; Diplocaulobium pleurothalloides (Kraenzl.) Ormerod 2001

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910; Lowland Orchids of Papua New Guinea O'Byrne 1994 as D aff pleurothalloides drawing good; Orchid Species Culture Dendrobium Bakers 1996 as Dendrobium inauditum;