Bulbophyllum tumoriferum Schltr. 1913 SECTION Oxysepala Bentham & J D Hook.f. 1883 Drawing by Schlechter and the Orchid Foundation at the Herbarium Jany Renz Website

Full shade Cold LATER Spring

Common Name The Tumor Carrying Bulbophyllum [refers tothe hump on the lip]

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea in range forests on trees at elevations around 2500 meters as a large sized, cold growing epiphyte with a branching rhizome giving rise to cylindrical pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, linear-ligulate, acute, narrowing below into the attenuate base leaf that blooms in the later spring on a delicate to .8" [2 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence

Schlechter states that the flowers are reddish on the outside, whitish inside, the petals have red spots and the lip is yellow.

Synonyms

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

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