Bulbophyllum globiceps Schltr. 1905 SECTION Brachystachyae Benth. & Hook. f. 1883 Photo by Peter O'Byrne and the Swiss Orchid Foundation

Another Angle Photo by Art Vogel

Part shade Hot Warm Spring fall

Common Name The Globular Bulbophyllum [refers to the spherical inflorescence]

Flower Size tiny

Found in New Guinea on trees in forests near rivers at elevations around 300 to 750 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with close set, minute pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, leaf that blooms in the spring and fall on an arching, 6 [15 cm] long, to 25 flowered inflorescence holding the flowers in a tight umbel.

Synonyms Bulbophyllum globiceps var. boloboense Schltr. 1913;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913 drawing ?; Lowland Orchids of of Papua New Guinea Peter O'Byrne 1994 drawing/photo fide; Bulbophyllum and Their Allies Siegerist 2001;