Diplocaulobium stenophytoides P.O'Byrne & J.J.Verm. 2009 SECTION Diplocaulobium Photo by J J Vermuellen and Peter O'Byrne and the The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade Warm Winter Spring Summer Fall

Common Name The Stenophyton-Like Diplocaulobium

Flower Size 2.2" [5.5 cm]

Found in Sulawesi in lowland primary forests and mossy montane forests on trees at elevations of 1000 to 1400 meters as a miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with crowded, erect, yellow green, green to olive green with the wiry apex often red, maroon or brown, basally swollen, soon deciduous, narrowly ovoid to fusiform to narrowly ovoid-conical, with a tapering necked pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, linear, tapering at both ends, acute and minutely notched apically,dorsally carinate leaf that blooms at most any time of the year on a short, single flowered inflorescence arising through a brown to red brown, oblong, obtuse spathe and carrying very short lived flowers.

Synonyms Dendrobium stenophytoides (P.O'Byrne & J.J.Verm.) Schuit. & Peter B. Adams 2011

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; * Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 3 2009 drawing/photo good