Bulbophyllum bulhartii Sieder & Kiehn 2009 SECTION Codonosiphon Schlechter 1913

Plant and Flower Photos by Rudolf Jenny and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Warm LATE Summer Fall

Common Name The Bulhart's Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in New Guinea on trees in forests as a miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with a short rhizome giving rise to close set, conical-cylindrical pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, glabrous, ligulate, obtuse to subobtuse, narrowing below intothe subpetiolate base leaf that blooms in the late summer and early fall on a basal, filiform, erect, 3.2 tpo 4" [8 to 109 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Bulbophyllum pulchrum Schltr. 1912; Hapalochilus striatus Garay & W.Kittr. 1985 publ. 1986

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912/85 as B pulchrum drawing good; Bulbophyllum and Their Allies Seigerist 2001 as Hapalochilus striatus

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