Bulbophyllum wadsworthii Dockrill 1964 SECTION Oxysepala Bentham & J D Hook.f. 1883 Photo by B Gray and The Australian Tropical Rainforest Orchids Website

Plant and Flowers

Photo by Rudolf Jenny and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

LATER EARLIER

Common Name Wadsworth's Bulbophyllum - In Australia The Yellow Rope Orchid

Flower Size .2 to .24" [5 to 6 mm]

Found in Queensland Australia in rainforests on small upper branches of trees at elevations of 700 to 1600 meters as a small sized, warm to cool growing epiphtye with a sparsely branched rhizome enveloped by brown bracts and carrying partially enveloped by bracts, dark green pseudobulbs carrying a single, dark green, narrowly and shallowly grooved leaf that blooms in the late winter and earlier spring on 1 to 3, 1.4" [3.5 cm] long, usually single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Oxysepala wadsworthii (Dockrill) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Bulbophyllum and Their Allies Seigerist 2001; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 as Oxysepala wadsworthii photo fide

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