Bulbophyllum erythrokyle J.J.Verm., Schuit. & de Vogel 2014 SECTION Pedilochilus [Schlechter] J J Verm & O'Byrne 2011 Type Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Cool Spring

Common Name The Red ? Bulbophyllum

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in New Guinea in forests at elevations around 1800 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with close set, ovoid pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, lanceolate-elliptic, acute to slightly acuminate, narrowly petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring on a basal, filiform, glabrous, 1.4 to 2.4" [3.5 to 6 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence

Schlechter states that the flowers are yellowish on the outside and densely spotted red brown within.

Synonyms Pedilochilus stictanthus Schltr. 1912

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913/85 as Pedilochilus stictanthus drawing fide; *Phytotaxa 166 (2): 101113 J.J.Verm., Schuit. & de Vogel 2014

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