Bulbophyllum cryptanthoides J.J.Sm. 1912 SECTION Monanthaparva Ridl. 1896 Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Hewrbaria Website

Common Name The Cryptantha-Like Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found only in New Guinea at elevations around 700 to 900 meters as a warm growing epiphyte that blooms in the spring and summer.

Schlechter states that the flowers are red with the lateral sepals pale on the front.

Synonyms Bulbophyllum cryptanthum Schltr. 1905; Diphyes cryptantha Szlach. & Rutk. 2008

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Of German New Guinea Schlecter 1913 drawing fide