Bulbophyllum torricellense 1913 SECTION Codonosiphon Schlechter 1913

TYPE Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part ShadeWarm Winter

Common Name The Torricelli Range Bulbophyllum [ A range of Mountains in New Guinea]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in New Guinea on trees in forests at elevations around 800 meters as a miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with a rhizome with .48 to .6" [1.2 to 1.5 cm] between each cylindrical pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, erect, elliptic-ligulate, acute to subacute, cuneate base leaf that blooms in the winter on an erect, very short, single flowered inflorescence.

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

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913 as Monosepalum torricellense drawing good; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915 as Monosepalum torricellense ;

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