Bulbophyllum trirhopalon Schltr.1913 SECTION Epicranthes (Bl.) Hook.f. Photo by Lourens Grobler

Part shade Cool Cold Fall

Common Name The Three Appendage Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .8 to 1.2" [2 to 3 cm]

Found in New Guinea in cloud forests at elevations around 2400 meters as a medium to large sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with 1.4 to 2" [4 to 5 cm] between each cylindrical pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, elliptic, acuminate leaf that blooms in the fall on a short, single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Epicranthes trirhopalon (Schltr.) Garay & W. Kitt.1985 publ. 1986

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

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