Bulbophyllum pachytelos Schltr. 1905 SECTION Pelma

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Plant and Flowers Photos by Ed De Vogel and the Orchids of New Guinea Website

Part shade HotCold winter Spring

Common Name The Broad Apex Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .2" [6 mm]

Found in Papua New Guinea in primary mist forests on large trees at elevations around 500 to 3300 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot to cold growing epiphyte with 1" [2.5 cm] between each, oblong to oblong-cylindric pseudobulbs carrying a single apical, erect, elliptic-ligulate, acute to acuminate, attenuate below into the base leaf that blooms in the winter and spring on a very short, single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Bulbophyllum geminum Schltr.1913; Bulbophyllum proximum Schltr.1913; Pelma pachytelos (Schltr.) Szlach. & Kulak 2007

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913 drawing fide; Orchidaceae Of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913 drawing as Bulbophyllum geminum; Orchidaceae Of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913 drawing ok as Bulbophyllum proximum; Orchid Monographs Vol 7 Vermuellen 1993 drawing fide;

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