Bulbophyllum alticola Schltr. 1912 SECTION Codonosiphon Schlechter 1913

Side View of Flower Photos by Pieter C. Brouwer and his Nature Photo Website

Common Name The High Elevation Bulbophyllum

Flower Size 1.65" [4.2 cm]

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 2400 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cold growing epiphyte with ovoid pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, subcoriaceous, glabrous, lanceolate-ligulate, subacute, narrowly subpetiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring on a basal, erect to suberect, filiform, single flowered, .6 to .8" [1.5 to 2 cm] long inflorescence

Synonyms Hapalochilus alticola (Schltr.) Garay & W. Kittr 1985 publ. 1986

References W3 Tropicos Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912/1985 fide