Bulbophyllum stictosepalum Schltr. 1913 SECTION Stictosepalum Schlechter 1913

TYPE for the section Drawing by Schlechter and the Orchid Foundation at the Herbarium Jany Renz Website

Part shadeCool Fall

Common Name The Spotted Sepal Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea in trees in misty range forests at elevations of 1000 to 1200 meters as a medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with an elongate, cauliform rhizome giving rise to erect-patent, cylindrical-conical pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, suberect, elliptic-ligulate, apiculate, narrowing below into the subpetiolate base leaf that blooms in the fall on a 12 [30 cm] long, 5 to 10 flowered inflorescence carrying long-lived flowers.

Schlechter states that the flowers are whitish with the sepals thickly spotted with red and a red brown lip

Synonyms Hapalochilus stictanthus (Schltr.) Garay & W.Kittr. 1985 publ. 1986

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae Of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913 drawing fide; Bulbophyllum and Their Allies Seigerist 2001 photo fide;