Diplocaulobium stenophyton (Schltr.) P.F.Hunt & Summerh. 1961 SECTION DiplocaulobiumNO Photo by Peter O'Byrne

Deep Shade Warm Cool

Common Name The Narrow Leafed Diplocaulobium

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

Found in Sulawesi at elevations around 1000 meters as a small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a cylindrical, basally swollen, elongate pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, erect, linear, obtuse, unequally, minutely bilobed apically, gradually narrowing below leaf that blooms on an erect, to 2" [to 5 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence arising through a scarious sheath.

Synonyms *Dendrobium stenophyton Schltr. 1910; Diplocaulobium arachne Kraenzl. 1910

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910 as D arachne; Die Orchideen lieferung 11 Schlechter/Brieger 1981 drawing ;

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