Bulbophyllum dschischungarense Schltr. 1913 SECTION Papulipetalum Schlechter 1913 Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website


Common Name The Dschischungari Bulbophyllum [A town in Waria District of New Guinea]

Flower Size

Found only in New Guinea in range forests at elevations around 1000 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with narrowly ovoid-conical pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, ligualte, minutely apiculate, attenuate petiolate base leaf that blooms in the later fall on an erect, few bracted, .52 to .72" [1.3 to 1.8 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence

Schlechter states that the sepals are of equal length and the flower color is reddish white.


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