Bulbophyllum endotrachys Schltr. 1913 SECTION Oxysepala Bentham & J D Hook.f. 1883 Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website


Common Name The Rough Inside Bulbophyllum [refers to the lip]

Flower Size

Found only in New Guinea in range forests at elevations around 800 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with minute, narrowly ovoid pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, oblanceolate-ligulate, apiculate, attenuate into the base leaf that blooms in the late winter and early spring on a short few bracted, single flowered inflorescence

Schlechter states that the flower color is rose-red weith yellow sepal tips.

Similar to B rarum but differs in the lip.

Synonyms Diphyes endotrachys (Schltr.) Szlach. & Rutk. 2008

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