Bulbophyllum ochroleucum Schltr. 1905 SECTION Uncifera Schlechter 1912 Photo by Ed de Vogel and the Orchids of New Guinea Website

plant and flowers Photo by Art Vogel

Part shadeWarm ColdSpring

Common Name The Ochre Colored Bulbophyllum

Flower Size tiny

Found in Papua New Guinea on trees in forests at elevations around 800 to 3200 meters as a small sized, warm to cold growing epiphyte with .2 to 3.6" [.5 to 9 cm] between each, ovoid to almost cylindrical pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, ovate to elliptic, obtuse to acute, gradually narrowing below into the shortly petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring, summer and fall on a basal, single to few, .24 to 3.6" [.6 to 9 cm] long, 1 to 9 flowered inflorescence with ovate, obtuse to acute floral bracts.

CAUTION I am not certain of this determination so please use with caution.

Synonyms Bulbophyllum adpressiscapum J.J.Sm. 1915; Bulbophyllum furciferum J.J.Sm. 1914; P.Royen 1979; Bulbophyllum ramosum Schltr. 1905; Bulbophyllum rostratum J.J.Sm.1908;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912/82 drawing good; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912/82 as B ramosum drawing good; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912/82 as B rostratum; The Orchids of the High Mountains of New Guinea P. Van Royen 1979 as Bulbophyllum piundensis drawing hmm; Orchid Monographs Vol 7 Vermeullen 1993 drawing ok; Bulbophyllum and Their Allies Siegerist 2001;

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