Bulbophyllum breve Schltr. 1913 SECTION Codonosiphon Schlechter 1913 Photo by Peter O'Byrne

Part shadeHot LATE EARLY

Common Name The Short Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea in forests on trees at elevations around 300 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with a short rhizome giving rise to ovoid-conic pseudobulbs and carrying a single, apical, erect, glabrous, ligulate, apiculate to shortly excise, attenuate below into the base leaf that blooms in the later winter and early springon a basal, short, erect, single flowered inflorescence with an ovate, apiculate floral bract

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

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913 drawing fide