Bulbophyllum leptotriche J.J.Verm., Schuit. & de Vogel 2014 SECTION Pedilochilus [Schlechter] J J Verm & O'Byrne 2011 Type Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Cool LATE Fall EARLYWinter

Common Name The Narrow Petal Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .56" [1.4 cm]

Found in New Guinea and the Solomon Islands in forests at elevations around 1200 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with close set, cylindrical-oblong pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect-patent, lanceolate, acute, narrowly subpetiolate base leaf that blooms in the late fall and early winter on a basal, erect, setiform, glabrous .4 to .6" [1 to 1.5 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence.

Schlechter states that the flowers are dark wine red

Synonyms Pedilochilus ciliolatus Schltr. 1912

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913/85 as Pedilochilus leptotriche drawing fide; The Orchids of the Solomon Islands and Bougainville Lewis & Cribb 1991; *Phytotaxa 166 (2): 101113 J.J.Verm., Schuit. & de Vogel 2014