Bulbophyllum zophyranthum J.J.Verm., Schuit. & de Vogel 2014 SECTION Pedilochilus [Schlechter] J J Verm & O'Byrne 2011 Type Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Cold Spring

Common Name The ?Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in New Guinea in forests at elevations around 2300 meters as a miniature sized, cold growing epiphyte with close set, conical-cylindrical pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, narrowly elliptic, acute, narrowly petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring on a basal, setiform, 1.6 to 2" [4 to 5 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence

Schlechter states that the flowers are yellow with slightly red-lined inside sepals and a few pale spots on the petals.

Synonyms Pedilochilus flavus Schltr. 1912

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913/85 as Pedilochilus flavum drawing fide; *Phytotaxa 166 (2): 101113 J.J.Verm., Schuit. & de Vogel 2014

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