Bulbophyllum epapillosum Schltr. 1913 SECTION Polymeres Verm & O'Byrne 2008 Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website


Common Name The Not Papillose Bulbophyllum [refers to the lip]

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 subparellel to the rhizome, cylindrical, pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, obliquely linear, apiculate, narrowing into the base leaf that blooms in the late spring on a short few bracted, single flowered inflorescence

Schlechter states that the flowers are reddish with darker stripes


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