Bulbophyllum desmotrichoides Schltr. 1913 SECTION Macrouris Schlechter 1913 Drawing by Schlechter and the Swiss Orchid Foundation

Part shade Warm Cool LATE Winter Spring

Common Name The Desmotrichum-Like Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea in forests at elevations around 1000 meters as a small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with cylindrical, suberect pseudobulbs carrying a single apical, suberect, oblong, obtuse, contracted below into the base leaf that blooms in the late winter and spring on a shortly pedunculate, densely many flowered inflorescence.

Schlechter states that the flowers are whitish.

Synonyms Bulbophyllum breviscapum J.J.Sm. 1910; Bulbophyllum planifolium W.Kittr. 1984 publ. 1985

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913 drawing fide

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