Bulbophyllum codonanthum Schltr. 1911 SECTION Codonosiphon Schlechter 1913

TYPE for the section

Plant and Flowers Photos by Ed De Vogel and the Orchids of New Guinea Website

Part shade CoolLATE SpringSummer

Common Name The Small Bell Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .4 [1 cm] max

Found in New Guinea and Sulawesi in primary mist forests on moss covered limbs of large trees at elevations of 1000 to 1200 meters as a miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with close set, conic-cylindical pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, ligulate, acute to apiculate, cuneate below into the base leaf that blooms in the late spring and summer on a 1/2 to .6 [1.2 to 1.5 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence holding the flower close to the pseudobulb.

Synonyms Codonosiphon codonanthum (Schltr.) Schltr. 1913; Codonosiphon papuanum Schltr. 1913

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913 as Codonosiphon codonanthum; Orchidaceae Of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913 as Codonosiphon papuanum drawing fide; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915 as Codonosiphon codonanthum; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915 as Codonosiphon papuanum; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965 as Codonosiphon codonanthum; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965 as Codonosiphon papuanum; Bulbophyllum and Their Allies Seigerist 2001 as Codonosiphon papuanmum; Bulbophyllum of Sulawesi Vermeullen & O'Byrne 2011 drawing/photo fide; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 6 Epidendroideae Pt 3 Pridgeon, Cribb Chase & Ramussen 2014 Bulbophyllum of Borneo J J Verm, P O'Byrne and Lamb 2015 photos/drawing fide;

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