Diplocaulobium solomonense Carr 1934 SECTION Diplocaulobium

Drawing By Lewis & Cribb 1991

FragrantPart Shade Cool

Common Name The Solomon Island Diplocaulobium

Flower Size

Found in the Solomon Islands in montane rain forests at elevations around 1600 to 1730 meters as a large sized, cool growing epiphyte with basally swollen, thinner above pseuobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, linear-oblong, minutely bilobed apically, bright green, narrowing below into the clasping base leaf that blooms on a terminal, short, single flowered inflorescence with a lanceolate, straw colored bract and carrying fragrant flowers with basally yellow, becoming pink to pale yellow to white at the tips with pink lip and a pale green callus on the mid lobe

Synonyms Dendrobium bougainvilleanum T.C.Hsu 2016; Dendrobium solomonense (Carr) Schuit. & Peter B.Adams 2011;

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