Bulbophyllum ankylorhinon J.J.Verm. 1992 SECTION Pelma

Flower detail

Plant and Flower Photos by Ed De Vogel and the Orchids of New Guinea Website

Full shadeCool EARLYSpring and Fall

Common Name The ? Bulbophyllum

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Papua New Guinea in primary forests at elevations around 1700 to 2000 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with a patent to pendulous rhizome giving rise to ovoid to ellipsoid, slightly flattened pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, elliptic, sub- to acute, narrowing below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the early spring and fall on a basal, 1.2" [3 cm] long, 3 to 5 flowered inflorescence with triangular floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Monographs Vol 7 Vermuellen 1993 drawing/photo fide;