Bulbophyllum cerinum Schltr. 1913 SECTION Brachypus Schlechter 1913 Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Cool LATER Spring THROUGH EARLY Fall

Common Name The Waxen Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea and Solomon Islands on trees in range forests at elevations around 1000 to 1200 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with a short rhizome giving rise to narrowly ovoid to ovoid-cylindrical pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, narrowly elliptic, acuminate, narrowing below intothe petiolate base leaf that blooms in the later spring through early fall on an erect, filiform, .48 to .68" [1.2 to 1.7 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence with cucullate floral bracts.

Schlechter states that the flowers are yellowish white, the sepals are dotted brown on the inside near the base, the lip is pale brown and is thickly dotted in the middle with violet.

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913/85 drawing fide; Bulbophyllums and Their Allies Seigerist 2001;

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------