Bulbophyllum dichaeoides Schltr. 1913 SECTION Monanthes [Bl] Avery. 1994

Photo by Geoff Stocker and their Orchids of New Guinea Website

TYPE Drawing

TYPE Drawing by Schlechter 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 lowland 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, shorter than the ovary. 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