Diplocaulobium minjemense (Schltr.) A.D.Hawkes 1957 SECTION Goniobulbon

Plant and Flower

Another View

Plant and Flower Photos by Dr Ed de Vogel and the Orchids of New Guinea Website

Part shadeHot winter

Common Name or Meaning The Minjem Diplocaulobium [A River In New Guinea]

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea on tall trees in riverine forests at elevations around 180 meters as a miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with an elongate rhizome giving rise to compressed, 4 angled pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, oblong-ligulate, glabrous, coriaceous, subrigid leaf that blooms in the winter on a compresed, short, successively single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms *Dendrobium minjemense Schltr. 1912

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912 as Dendrobium minjemense drawing close; Lowland Orchids of of Papua New Guinea Peter O'Byrne 1994 as D aff minjaemense drawing/photo ok; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 6 Epidendroidee Pt 3 Pridgeon, Cribb, Chase and Rasmussen 2014 as Dendrobium minjemense photo fide;