Diplocaulobium mischobulbum (Schltr.) A.D. Hawkes 1957 SECTION Diplocaulobium Photo by Dr Ed de Vogel and the Orchids of New Guinea Website

Part shadeCool winter

Common Name or Meaning The Stem-Like Pseudobulb Diplocaulobium

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea on tall trees in montane forests at elevations around 1000 to 1300 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with an short rhizome giving rise to stem-like, basally swollen pseudobulbs carrying a single, erect to suberect, linear-ligulate, subacute, unequally bilobed apically, glabrous, narrowing below into the subpetiolate to cuneate base leaf that blooms in the winter on a apical, compressed, subacute, glabrous, short, single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms *Dendrobium mischobulbum Schltr. 1912

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912 as Dendrobium mischobulbum drawing close;