Bulbophyllum flavum Schltr. 1913SECTION Oxysepala Bentham & J D Hook.f. 1883 Drawing by Fritz Hamer

Part shade Warm

Common Name The Yellow Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .08 [2 mm]

Found in New Guinea on trees in forests at elevations around 1000 meters as a miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with a thin, flexuous rhizome giving rise every .8 to 1.2 [2 to 3 cm] to each minute, cylindrical pseduobulb carrying a single, erect, ligulate, apiculate, narrowing below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms on a short, single flowered inflorescence with cucullate bracts


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