Dendrobium phalangium Schltr., Fl. Schutzgeb. Südsee Nachtr.: 154 1905. (syn: Diplocaulobium phalangium (Schltr.) Kraenzl.);
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Papua New Guinea as per POWO;
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Indonesian Orchid
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I have a picture of my colleague’s orchid which was found in Papua. I want to know the name.


can you share a better (high resolution) picture please?


Genera= maybe Diplocaulobium


I was thinking of some Dendrobium, but realised that it have been separated out of Dendrobium as Diplocaulobium !!
Diplocaulobium validicolle most probably!!


Just got a reply from Dr. Andre from Royal Botanic Gardens Kew.
This could be Diplocaulobium phalangium.


I can agree with this, Diplocaulobium phalangium.



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References: POWO  Catalogue of Life  The Plant List Ver.1.1  WCSP

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