Diplocalobium obyrnei Harris 1997 SECTION Diplocaulobium Photo by © Art Vogel

Another Angle Photos courtesy of Peter O'Byrne, André Schuiteman, Dr. E.F. de Vogel and Jaap Vermeulen and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website. and Flora Malesiana Vol III

Part sun Hot Spring Summer

Common Name O'Byrne's Diplocaulobium [Peter O'Byrne British Orchid enthusiast in SE Asia died 8/18]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in eastern Papua New Guinea at low elevations as a miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with non swollen base of the stem and carrying linear leaves that blooms in the spring and summer and needs a slight winter rest to promote blooming.

Synonyms Dendrobium obyrnei (W.K.Harris) Schuit. & de Vogel 2009

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Malesiana Orchids of New Guinea Vol II Shuiteman and de Vogel 2002 fide; The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006 photo fide; Dendrobium and its relatives Lavarack, Stocker and Harris 2006 photo fide; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 3 2009; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 4 2009 as Dendrobium obyrnei; A Guide to the Dendrobium of New Guinea Schuiteman 2013 as Dendrobium obyrnei photo fide; A Compendium of Miniature Orchid Species Parsons & Gerritsen 2013 as Dendrobium obyrnei photo fide; Dendrobium of Borneo J J Wood 2014 photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 86 #5 2017 as Dendrobium obyrnei photo good;