Bulbophyllum digitatum J.J.Sm. 1911 SECTION Monomeria [Lindl.] J J Verm., Schuit. & de Vogel 2014 TYPE Drawing by J J Smith

Part shade Warm Fall

Common Name The Finger-like Bulbophyllum

Flower Size 1.68" [4.2 cm]

Found in New Guinea in lower montane forests at elevations around 900 meters as a mniature to small sized, warm growing epiphyte with ovoid pseudobulbs carrying a single, erect, petiolate, elliptic-lanceolate, acute-acuminate, coriaceous on a , margins slightly recurved, keeled below into the conduplicate, petiolate base leaf that blooms in the fall on a elongated, pedunce subcompressed, to 4.8" [12 cm] long, rachis punticulate, [2 t.2 to 4.8 cm] long, laxly 2 to 3 flowered inflorescence with conduplicate-concave,semiorbicular-ovatem acutely acuminate, very minutely furfuraceousm punctate, membraneous floral bracts and carrying large, showy flowers.

Synonyms Drymoda digitata (J.J.Sm.) Garay, Hamer & Siegerist 1994 ; Monomeria digitata (J.J.Sm.) W.Kittr. 1984 punl. 1985

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 24 1457 - 1520 Brieger 1991; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 42 - 43 pg 2626 - 2762 Brieger 2001 as Drymoda digitata;

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