SECTION Peltopus Schlechter 1913
TYPE = Bulbophyllum peltopus Schltr. 1913
Synonyms Section Cycloglossum Schlechter 1913;
Characterized by the distinct pseduobulbs and slender, single flowered inflorescence with medium sized flowers with long-lanceolate sepals, small petals and a flat above lip with a concavity at the base into which fits the pelately thickened column foot. The basal node of the pedicel is above the attachment of the floral bract. The column is thick and short with obliquely truncated stelida
There are 33 species in this section occuring in forests at elevations up to 2900 meters in New Guinea, New Caledonia and the western Pacific Islands
Entries below with an asterix are listed in publications by J J Vermeullen and so are more likely correct than ones without. Species with a question mark in front, seem to me to not conform and so please use with caution.
References *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913; Orchid Monographs Vol 7 Vermeullen 1993;' New species of Bulbophyllum from eastern Malesia (Orchidaceae) Nordic Journal of Botany 26: 129-195, 2008 Vermuellen; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 6 Epidendroideae Pt 3 Pridgeon, Cribb Chase & Ramussen 2014;