Bulbophyllum hortorum J J Verm, O'Byrne and Lamb 2015 SECTION Sestochilos [Breda] Benth & Hook.f. 1883

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Part Shade Hot Winter Spring

Common Name or Meaning The ? Bulbophyllum

Flower Size 1.6" [4 cm]

Found in New Guinea near Mt Arafak in lowland forests at elevations around 240 meters as a mini-miniature to miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with .6 to 1.08" [1.5 to 2.7 cm] between each rather small, ovoid to ellipsoid pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, erect, elliptic to ovate, obtuse, shortly petiolate base leaf that blooms in the winter and spring on an erect to patent, peduncle to .24" [.6 cm] long, 1.6" [4 cm] long overall, single flowered inflorescence with tubular floral bracts and carrying non resupinate flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Bulbophyllum of Borneo J J Verm, P O'Byrne and Lamb 2015 photos/drawing fide; Malesian Orchid Journal Vol 20 2017 photo fide;