Bulbophyllum neotorricellense J.M.H.Shaw 2014 SECTION Monosepalum [Schlechter] J J Sm. 1916

Another angle Photos by Art Vogel

Inflorescence Photo by Ed de Vogel

Another Flower?

TYPE Drawing

Photo by Senghas/TYPE Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part ShadeWarm Winter

Common Name The New Torricelli Range Bulbophyllum [A range of Mountains in New Guinea]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in New Guinea on trees in forests at elevations around 800 meters as a large sized, warm growing epiphyte with an elongate rhizome giving rise to ascending almost parellel to the rhizome, cylindrical pseduobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, ovate to suborbicular leaf that blooms in the winter on an erect, thin, basal, sparsely muricate, 2.8 to 4" [7 to 10 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence carrying a nodding flower

Synonyms Monosepalum torricellense Schltr. 1913

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913 as Monosepalum torricellense drawing good; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915 as Monosepalum torricellense; Die Orchideen lieferung 13 753 - 816 Bulbophyllinae 1983 as Monosepalum torricellense

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