Bulbophyllum cuniculiforme J.J.Sm. 1911 SECTION Codonosiphon Schlechter 1913 Photo by Art Vogel

Part shade Warm Fall

Common Name The Wedge Shaped Lip Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in New Guinea in forests at elevations around 800 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with a short rhizome giving rise to close set, cylindical-conical pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect to suberect, glabrous, oblong-ligulate, acute, shortly and narrowly petiolate base leaf that blooms in the fall on an erect, basal, filiform, glabrous, 1.6 to 2" [4 to 5 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence with elliptic-cucullate, subacute, glabrous floral bract.

Synonyms Bulbophyllum cucullatum Schltr. 1912; Hapalochilus cucullatus (Schltr.) Garay & W.Kittr. 1985 publ. 1986; Hapalochilus cuniculiformis (J.J.Sm.) Garay & W.Kittr. 1985 publ. 1986

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913/85 as B cucullatum drawing fide; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913/85