Bulbophyllum chaunobulbon Schltr. 1913 SECTION Polymeres Verm & O'Byrne 2008 Photo by Peter O'Byrne

Part shadeHot Fall

Common Name The Bloated Bulb Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea on montane slopes at elevations around 700 meters as a medium sized, hot growing epiphyte with .8 to 2.4" [2 to 6 cm] between each conic-cylindrical pseudobulb and carrying a single apical, erect, lanceolate-ligulate, acuminate, attenuate into the base leaf that blooms in the fall on a short to 1/4" [8 mm], few bracted, single flowered inflorescence with an apiculate floral bract

Synonyms Bulbophyllum chaunobulbon var. ctenopetalum Schltr. 1913

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