Bulbophyllum latipes J.J.Sm. 1935 SECTION Pelma Schlechter 1913 Drawing by Schlechter and the Orchid Foundation at the Herbarium Jany Renz Website

Full shadeWarmWinter

Common Name The Finger-Like Beak Bulbophyllum [refers to the anther]

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 900 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with a cauliform rhizome giving rise to conical-cylindrical, subparellel to the rhizome pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, elliptic-ligulate, apiculate, cuneate below into the petioalte base leaf that blooms in the winter on a filiform, .6" [1.5 cm] long, single to 2 flowered inflorescence

Schlechter states that the flowers are pale yellow.

Synonyms Dactylorhynchus flavescens Schltr. 1913; Pelma latipes (J.J.Sm.) Szlach. & Kulak 2007

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae Of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913 as Dactylorhynchus flavescens drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen lieferung 13 753 - 816 Bulbophyllinae 1983 as Dactylorhynchos flavescens; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 42 - 43 pg 2626 - 2762 Brieger 2001 as Dactylorhynchus flavescens drawing fide;