Bulbophyllum quadrangulare J.J.Sm. 1911 SECTION Polymeres Verm & O'Byrne 2008

Lip Detail Photo by Art Vogel

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Common Name The 4 Sided Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in New Guinea in primary forests on trees at elevations around 300 meters as a miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with 1.2" [3 cm] between each conical pseudobulb carrying a single apical, erect, coriaceous, lanceolate leaf that blooms on an erect to pendant, to 8" [20 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913; Lowland Orchids of of Papua New Guinea Peter O'Byrne 1994 drawing/photo ok; Bulbophyllum and Their Allies Siegerist 2001; New species of Bulbophyllum from eastern Malesia (Orchidaceae) Nordic Journal of Botany 26: 129195, 2008 Vermuellen