Bulbophyllum dichaeoides Schltr. 1913 SECTION Oxysepala Bentham & J D Hook.f. 1883 Photo by Geoff Stocker and their Orchids of New Guinea Website

Part shadeHotSummer

Common Name The Dichaea-Like Bulbophyllum [probably refers to it's pendant growing habit]

Flower Size .32 [8 mm]

Found in New Guinea on trees in forests at lower elevations as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte with minute pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect-patent, elliptic, obtuse and miutely apiculate apically, fleshy leaf that blooms in the summer on a .6" [1.5 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence with a cucullate floral bract and non-resupinate flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1982 drawing fide Bulbophyllum and Their Allies Siegerist 2001