Bulbophyllum andreeae A.D.Hawkes 1956 SECTION Intervallatae Ridley 1897

Side View of flower

Photos by Art Vogel

Plant and Flower

Photo courtesy of André Schuiteman, Dr. E.F. de Vogel and Jaap Vermeulen and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website

Common Name or Meaning Andree's Bulbophyllum [Ms Millar - New Guinea Orchid Enthusiast Current]

Flower Size 1.4" [3.5 cm]

Found in Sulawesi, the Moluccas and New Guinea on trees in mossy montane forests at elevations around 1200 to 1900 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with a creeping rhizome giving rise to ovoid pseudobulbs every .4 to .6" [1 to 1.5 cm], carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptic to narrowly elliptic-ligulate, subacute, narrowing below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the fall and winter on a erect, rigid, 8" [20 cm] long, successively single, few flowered inflorescence with a few bracts and has a compressed, apiculate, much shorter than the ovary floral bract

Synonyms Bulbophyllum acuminatum Schltr. 1913

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceaea of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913 as B acuminatum drawing fide; Bulbophyllum of Sulawesi Vermeullen & O'Byrne 2011 drawing/photo fide; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 2 O'Byrne 2011 photo fide