Bulbophyllum colliferum J.J.Sm. 1911 SECTION Pelma [Finet] Schlechter 1913

Plant and Flowers Photos by Peter O'Byrne and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

LATE THROUGH

Common Name The Hill Growing Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in New Guinea in forests on trees at elevations of 400 to 1200 meters as a small sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte with cylindrical, ascending, subparellel pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, ligulate to lanceolate ligulate, acute to apiculate, cuneate below into the base leaf that blooms in the late spring through fall on a short to .52" [1.3 cm] long, sublax to densely, 2 to 4 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Bulbophyllum niveosulphureum Schltr. 1913; Bulbophyllum papulilabium Schltr. 1913; Pelma colliferum (J.J.Sm.) Szlach. & Kulak 2007

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1914/85; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1914/85 as B niveo-sulphureum drawing ok; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1914/85 as B papulilabium drawing ok; Bulbophyllum and Their Allies Siegerist 2001;

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