Bulbophyllum trichaete Schltr. 1913 SECTION Oxysepala Bentham & J D Hook.f. 1883

Photo by Rogier Van Vugt and his P base Orchid Photo Website

Side View of Flowers Photo by K Senghas and the Swiss Orchid Foundation

Part shade Warm EARLYWinter

Common Name The Three Bristled Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea in montane forests at elevations around 1200 meters as a small sized, warm growing epiphyte with .4" [1 cm] between each minute, cylindric pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, thickly fleshy, narrowly lanceolate, apiculate to acute, narrowing below into the base leaf that blooms in the early winter on an erect, very short, single flowered inflorescence with a few bracts .


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