Bulbophyllum xanthomelanon J.J.Verm. & P.O'Byrne 2008 SECTION Epicrianthes Photo by © Art Vogel

Part Shade Warm Winter Spring Fall

Common Name The Yellow and Black Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Sulawesi in montane forests at elevations around 1200 meters as a small sized, warm growing epiphyte with a hanging rhizome with .4 to 3/4" [1 to 2.2 cm] between each ellipsoid to obovoid pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, erect, elliptic to ovate, acute, gradually narrowing below into the shortly petiolate base leaf that blooms in the fall through spring on a basal, porrect, .8" [2 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Thirty Two New Species of Bulbophyllum (Orchidaceae)from Sulawesi J.J. VERMEULEN 1 AND P. O’BYRNE Gard. Bulletin Singapore 60 (1): 73-153 2008 drawing fide; Bulbophyllum of Sulawesi Vermeullen & O'Byrne 2011 drawing/photo fide; A to Z of South East Asian Orchid Species Vol 2 O'Byrne 2011 photo fide

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