Bulbophyllum melinoglossum Schltr. 1913 SECTION Codonosiphon Schlechter 1913 Drawing by Schlechter

Part shadeCool LATEFall

Common Name The Millet-Like Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at the foot of the range forest at elevations around 1200 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte ovoid-cylindrical pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, narrowly elliptic-ligulate, minutely apiculate, narrowing below into the base leaf that blooms in the late fall on a basal, short, single flowered inflorescence.

The flowers are rose red, the lip pale yellow with red at the base and the petals are white with red spots

Synonyms Hapalochilus melinoglossus (Schltr.) Garay & W.Kittr. 1985 publ. 1986

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