Diplocaulobium phalangium (Schltr.) Kraenzl. 1910 SECTION Diplocaulobium Photo by Art Vogel and his Orchid website

Another Flower

Flower Closeup Photos courtesy of Linda & Mikael Karlbom in Stockholm/Sweden and their website

Common Name The Phalanx-Like Diplocaulobium

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea on trees in forests at elevations of 800 to 1100 meters as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte that blooms in the fall and winter

Synonyms *Dendrobium phalangium Schltr. 1905

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1985 as *Dendrobium phalangium Schltr. 1905 drawing close; Flora Malesiana Orchids of New Guinea Vol II Shuiteman and de Vogel 2002