Bulbophyllum glaucum Schltr. 1913 SECTION Imitatores J.J.Verm. , Schuit. & de Vogel 2014 Drawing by Vermeullen

  • TYPE DrawingDrawing by Schlechter And The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website


    Common Name The Glaucous Bulbophyllum

    Flower Size

    Found in New Guinea on trees in range forests at elevations around 800 meters as a small sized, warm growing epiphyte with .4 to .6" [1 to 1.5 cm] between each, small, ovoid pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, erect, broadly oval, apiculate leaf that blooms in the late winter and early spring on a wiry, short to .48" [1.2 cm] long, few bracted, single flowered inflorescence.

    Schlechter states that the flowers are pale pink with a reddish lip.


    References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913/85 drawing fide; Orchid Monographs Vol 7 Vermeullen 1993 drawing fide;