Diplocaulobium brevicolle (J.J.Sm.) Kraenzl.1910 SECTION Diplocaulobium Photo by Art Vogel

Side View of Flower

Plant Photos by Photo by Dian Rachmawaty

Full shadeHot WarmFall

Common Name The Short Column Diplocaulobium

Flower Size 1.32" [3.3 cm]

Found in Borneo in mixed dipterocarp forests on tree trunks at elevations of 50 to 700 meters as a miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with congested, clump-forming, narrowly ovate, narrowing distally, laterally flattened, longitudinally sulcate,dark green to straw colored pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, linear, equally acutely bidentate, attenuate base, sessile, erect, single nerved leaf that blooms in the spring and summer on a terminal, .6" [1.5 cm] long, successively single flowered inflorescence arising through a straw colored sheath.

Synonyms *Dendrobium brevicolle J.J.Sm. 1904

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912; Checklist of the Orchids of Borneo pg273 plate 9F 1994 as D vanleeuwenii photo fide; of Borneo Wood Vol 4 2003 drawing/photo fide; Dendrobium of Borneo J J Wood 2014 drawing/photo fide; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 6 Epidendroidee Pt 3 Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmussen 2014 as Dendrobium brevicolle drawing fide; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 6 Epidendrodeae Part 3 Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmussen 2014 as Dendrobium brevicolle drawing fide

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