Bulbophyllum auritum J.J.Verm. & P.O'Byrne 2008 SECTION Oxysepala Bentham & J D Hook.f. 1883

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Common Name The Long Petaled Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .1" [2 mm]

Found in Sulawesi on isolated trees in windswept plains at elevations around 1700 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with well spaced, ovoid pseudobulbs carrying a single apical, erect, ovate, acute, gradually narrows into the shortly petiolate base leaf that blooms on a basal, patent, 1/4 to .4" [.8 to 1 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence with a tubular, acute floral bract


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Thirty Two New Species of Bulbophyllum (Orchidaceae)from Sulawesi J.J. VERMEULEN 1 AND P. O’BYRNE Gard. Bulletin Singapore 60 (1): 73-153 2008 drawing good; Bulbophyllum of Sulawesi Verm & O'Byrne 2011 drawing/photo fide;