Bulbophyllum cylindrobulbum Schltr. 1905 SECTION Uncifera Schlechter 1912

Photo by © Art Vogel

Part shade Warm Winter

Common Name or Meaning The Cylindrical Bulb Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .12" [3 mm]

Found in New Guinea and the Solomon Islands at elevations around 1800 meters as a small sized, warm growing epiphyte with 6 to 8" [15 to 20 cm] between each cylindrical pseudobulb carrying asingle, apical, erect to suberect, oliquely ligulate, obtuse, narrowly subpetiolate base leaf that blooms in the late spring on a graceful, erect, to 10" [to 25 cm] long, laxly 2 to 15 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Bulbophyllum acutibrachium J.J.Sm. 1929; Bulbophyllum angiense J.J.Sm. 1916; Bulbophyllum constrictilabre J.J.Sm. 1915; Bulbophyllum cordilabrum P.Royen 1979; Bulbophyllum disjunctibulbum J.J.Sm. 1929; Bulbophyllum equivestigium Gilli 1980 publ. 1983; Bulbophyllum ferruginescens Schltr. 1913; Bulbophyllum govidjoae Schltr. 1913; Bulbophyllum imitans Schltr. 1913; Bulbophyllum kempterianum Schltr.1913; Bulbophyllum longiserpens Schltr. 1923; Bulbophyllum microcharis Schltr. 1905; Bulbophyllum pallidiflavum Schltr. 1913; Bulbophyllum pallidiflorum Schltr.1906; Bulbophyllum perlongum Schltr.1913; Bulbophyllum remotum J.J.Sm. 1912; Bulbophyllum sculptum J.J.Sm. 1929; Bulbophyllum subalpinum P.Royen 1979; Bulbophyllum uduense Schltr.1913

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913/85 drawing fide; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913/85 as Bulbophyllum ferruginescens drawing ok; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913/85 as B govidjoae drawing ok; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913/85 as B imitans drawing ok; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913/85 as B kempterianum drawing ok; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913/85 as B microcharis drawing hmm; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913/85 as B pallidiflavum drawing ok; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913/85 as B perlongum drawing ok; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913/85 as B remotum; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913/85 as B uduense drawing ok; The Orchids of the High Mountains of New Guinea P. Van Royen 1979 as B sculptum drawing hmm; The Orchids of the High Mountains of New Guinea P. Van Royen 1979 as B subalpinum drawing hmm; The Orchids of the High Mountains of New Guinea P. Van Royen 1979 as B cordilabrum drawing hmm; The Orchids of the Solomon Islands and Bougainville Lewis & Cribb 1991; Orchid Monographs Vol 7 Vermeullen 1993 Drawing fide photo ok;

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