Diplocaulobium stelliferum (J.J.Smith) A.D.Hawkes 1957 SECTION Goniobulbon Photo by Peter O'Byrne, and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Another Flower? Photo 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 II

Part sun WarmSpring Summer Fall

Common Name The Star-Like Diplocaulobium

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea as a warm growing, miniature sized epiphyte with an ovoid, 6 sided, becoming ridged pseudobulb and carrying a single apical leaf that blooms in the spring and summer

Synonyms *Dendrobium stelliferum J.J.Sm. 1929;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lowland Orchids of of Papua New Guinea Peter O'Byrne 1994 as D aff stelliferum drawing/photo fide; Orchid Species Culture; Dendrobium Bakers 1996; Flora Malesiana Orchids of New Guinea Vol II Shuiteman and de Vogel 2002; The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006 photo good; Dendrobium and its relatives Lavarack, Stocker and Harris 2006 photo good; A Compendium of Miniature Orchid Species Parsons & Gerritsen 2013 as Dendrobium stelliferum photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 85 #7 2016 as Dendrobium stelliferum photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 86 #12 2017 as Dendrobioum stelliferum photo fide;