Diplocaulobium pentanema (Schltr.) Kraenzl. 1910 SECTION Diplocaulobium Type Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shadeWarm Fall Winter

Common Name The Five Spotted Diplocaulobium

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 600 meters as a warm growing epiphyte 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 flowers are white with yellowish tips, the lip is white with purple veining on the lateral lobes and the center is yellow green.

Synonyms *Dendrobium pentanema Schltr. 1905

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