Bulbophyllum verrucosum (L.O.Williams) J.J.Verm., Schuit. & de Vogel 2014 SECTION Codonosiphon Schlechter 1913 Photos by Aleš Dvo?ák © Black Orchids Website

Common Name The Sharp Verrucose Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea in montane forests at elevations around 1100 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with with .6 to .8" [1.5 to 2 cm] between each suberect, subparellel tothe rhizome, compressed, ovoid to narrowly ellipsoid pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, erect-patent, elliptic-lanceolate to ovate-lanceolate, oblique leaf that blooms in the late fall and early winter on an erect, patent, fasiculate, successivly single, few flowered inflorescence

CAUTION Fits Schlechter's description and drawing fairly well but he states that the flowers are white with the dorsal and lateral sepals spotted with pink so it is not an exact match so please use with caution!!!

Synonyms *Saccoglossum verrucosum L.O.Williams 1943

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912/85 drawing good; Die Orchideen lieferung 13 753 - 816 Bulbophyllinae 1983 as Saccoglossum verrucosum; Phytotaxa 166 (2): 101–113 J.J.Verm., Schuit. & de Vogel 2014