Diplocaulobium magnilabre P.J.Cribb & B.A.Lewis 1991 SECTION Diplocaulobium

TYPE Drawing photo/TYPE Drawing By Lewis & Cribb 1991

Part Shade Hot

Common Name The Wide Lip Diplocaulobium

Flower Size

Found in the Solomon Islands in primary montane rain forests at elevations around 370 to 500 meters as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte with swollen near the base , yellow green, pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, linear, witha well defined mid rib, minutely and unequally bilobed apically, narrowing below into the clasping base leaf that blooms on a terminal, short, single flowered inflorescence with a linear-lanceolate floral bract and carrying lemon-yellow turning salmon pink with age flowers with darker lemon yellow apices, a yellow lip with purple dotd down the center and a purple marked column

Synonyms Dendrobium magnilabre (P.J.Cribb & B.A.Lewis) Schuit. & Peter B.Adams 2011

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of the Solomon Islands and Bougainville Lewis & Cribb 1991 drawing/photo fide ;