Bulbophyllum dichilus Schltr. 1913 SECTION Oxysepala Bentham & J D Hook.f. 1883

Plant and Flower Photo by Geoff Stocker and their Orchids of New Guinea Website

Part shadeWarmWinter

Common Name The Split Lip Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .06" [1.5 mm]

Found in New Guinea on trees in forests at elevations around 1000 meters as a miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with ovoid-conical pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, oblanceolate-oblong, apiculate leaves that blooms in the winter on a very short, .1 to .18" [2 to 3.5 mm] long, single flowered inflorescence with apiculate bracts


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913/82 drawing fide; Bulbophyllum and Their Allies Siegerist 2001; New species of Bulbophyllum from eastern Malesia (Orchidaceae) Nordic Journal of Botany 26: 129195, 2008 Vermuellen