Bulbophyllum neotorricellense J.M.H.Shaw 2014 SECTION Monosepalum [Schlechter] J J Sm. 1916 Photo by Senghas and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

TYPE Drawing

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

Another Flower????? Photo by Ed de Vogel

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;

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