Diplocaulobium tipuliferum (Rchb.f.) Kraenzl. 1910 SECTION Diplocaulobium

Flower Closeup Photos by Dale Borders

Deep Shade Warm

Common Name or Meaning Water Spider-like Diplocaulobium

Flower Size

Found in Fiji at elevations around 700 to 900 meters as a small to medium sized, warm growing epiphyte with 2 types of pseudobulbs, one sterile and the other filiform and fertile and carrying an erect, linear-ligulate, minutely bidentate, cuneate below into the base leaf that blooms on a successively single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms *Dendrobium tipuliferum Rchb.f. 1877

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Monandre-Dendrobiinae Fr. Kraenzlin 1910 as D arachne; The Dendrobiums H. P. Wood 2006 photo fide;