SECTION Hoplandra Verm 2008

TYPE = Bulbophyllum restrepia Ridl. 1893

Species of this section share the following characters: the basal node of the pedicel is level to above the attachment of the floral bract, the median sepal has a sharply conduplicate apical part. Lateral sepals distinctly longer than the median. Column foot not widened nor thickened. Anther with an upturned, distinctly widened and thickened top part.

There are about 10 species in this section from montane forests up to 1200 meters in penninsular Malaysia and Sumatra and then eastward to the Pacific Islands

  1. Bulbophyllum baladeanum J.J.Sm. 1912 New Caledonia

  2. Bulbophyllum contortisepalum J.J. Sm. 1912 New Guinea

  3. Bulbophyllum chthonochroma J J Verm & Seider 2015 - Papua New Guinea

  4. Bulbophyllum falciferum J.J. Sm. 1910 New Guinea

  5. Bulbophyllum himantosepalum J.J.Verm. & Sieder 2015

  6. Bulbophyllum ngoyense Schltr. 1906 New Caledonia

  7. Bulbophyllum obovatifolium J.J.Sm. 1912 New Guinea

  8. Bulbophyllum potamophilum Schltr.1913 New Guinea

  9. *!Bulbophyllum restrepia Ridl. 1893 Singapore, Johor and Pahang Malaysia

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; New species of Bulbophyllum from eastern Malesia (Orchidaceae) Nordic Journal of Botany 26: 129195, 2008 Vermuellen; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 6 Epidendroideae Pt 3 Pridgeon, Cribb Chase & Ramussen 2014;