Bulbophyllum sauguetiense Schltr. 1913 SECTION Papulipetalum Schlechter 1913 Drawing by Schlechter and the The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Cold Spring

Common NameThe Saugueti Bulbophyllum [A base to the Bismark range]

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea in range forests at elevations around 2300 [may be 300 meters] meters as a miniature sized, cold [may bhe hot growing] growing epiphyte with small, ovoid-conical pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, obliquely linear-ligulate, acute, attenuate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring on a short, single flowered inflorescence.

Schlechter states that the flowers are whitish the sepals are red striped, the petals have a red stripe and a red spot, the lip is red spotted and the column is green.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913/85 drawing fide;