Bulbophyllum antennatum Schltr. 1905 SECTION Lepanthanthe Schlechter 1913

Drawing by © Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Cool Summer

Common Name or Meaning The Antennae Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 1300 to 1800 meters as a cool growing epiphyte that blooms in the early summer

SChlechter states that the flowers are red, the petals ate white at the base, the lip dark red with little white ears and a white margin, and the column is white with a red foot.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913/85 drawing fide; The Orchids of the High Mountains of New Guinea P. Van Royen 1979; Orchid Monographs Vol 7 Vermeullen 1993 drawing fide;