Bulbophyllum helix Schltr. 1913 SECTION Polymeres Verm & O'Byrne 2008


Another View of Inflorescence

Photos by © Art Vogel

Part shade HotFall

Common Name or Meaning The Screw-Like Lip Bulbophyllum [refers to the twisted lip]

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea in montane forests at elevations around 350 meters as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte with a creeping rhizome giving rise to superposed, connate to the rhizome pseduobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, linear to linear-ligulate, acute to apiculate, narrows below into the base leaf that blooms in the fall on a very short, single flowered inflorescence


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