Bulbophyllum pulvinatum Schltr. 1913 SECTION Polymeres Verm & O'Byrne 2008 Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full shade Hot Cool LATE Fall EARLYWinter

Common Name The Cushion Bulbophyllum [refers to the cushion on the underside of the lip

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea on trees along rivers at elevations around 350 to 1200 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte with a cauliform rhizome giving rise to close set, parellel tothe rhizome, cylindrical pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, linear, apiculate, somewhat attenuate below into the base leaf that blooms in the late fall and early winter on a short, erect, single flowered inflorescence.

Schlechter states that the flowers are golden yellow.


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