Diplocaulobium guttulatum (Schltr.) A.D.Hawkes 1957 SECTION Diplocaulobium Type Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shadeWarm Fall Winter

Common Name The Small Spotted Diplocaulobium

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 700 to 1000 meters as a small sized, warm growing epiphyte with a short rhizome giving rise to obclavate petioliform-attenuate, terete pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect to suberect, oblong, obtuse, apically shortly cut leaf that blooms in the fall and winter on an apical, compressed, acute, to .4" [1 cm] long, successively single, few flowered inflorescence.

Schlecther states that the lower half of the lip is red spotted.

Synonyms *Dendrobium guttulatum Schltr. 1912

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912 as Dendrobium guttulatum Drawing fide;