Bulbophyllum leptoleucum Schltr.1913 SECTION Pelma

Plant and Flowers Photo by Peter Jongejan and their Orchids of New Guinea Website

Part shadeWarmLATEWinter Spring

Common Name The Thin Yellow Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in New Guinea on trees in forests at elevations around 1100 meters as a miniature to small sized, warm growing epiphyte with subparellel to the rhizome, conical-cylindrical pseudobulbs carrying a single apical, erect, linear, apiculate, narrow base leaf that blooms in the late winter and spring on a thin, short, laxly 2 to 4 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Pelma leptoleucum (Schltr.) Szlach. & Kulak 2007

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1982 drawing fide; Orchid Monographs Vol 7 Vermeullen 1993 drawing fide;