Diplocaulobium jadunae [Schlechter] Hawkes 1957 SECTION Goniobulbon

Photo courtesy of Peter O'Byrne, André Schuiteman, Dr. E.F. de Vogel and Jaap Vermeulen and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website. and Flora Malesiana Vol III

Part Sun Hot LATESummer THROUGH MIDSpring

Common Name or Meaning The Jaduna Diplocaulobium [A town In New Guinea]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in the Bismark Archipelago and New Guinea in lowland hill forests at elevations of sealevel to 300 meters as a miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with crowded, cylindrical-ovoid, 6 angled, adpressed to the rhizome basally pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, ligulate, obtuse, minutely bilobed apically leaf that blooms in the late summer through mid spring on a terminal, short, successively single flowered inflorescence arising through a laterally compressed, obtuse spathe and has flowers that last for 1 to 2 days.

Synonyms *Dendrobium jadunae Schltr.1912

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912 as Dendrobium jadunae 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; The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006 photo hmm; Dendrobium and its relatives Lavarack, Stocker and Harris 2006 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 83 #8 2014 as Dendrobium jadunae photo fide;