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.

  1. Bulbophyllum aechmophorum J.J.Verm. 1993 New Guinea

  2. Bulbophyllum algidum Ridl. 1916 New Guinea

  3. Bulbophyllum alveatum J.J.Verm. 1993 Papua New Guinea

  4. Bulbophyllum ankylochele J.J.Verm. 1993 New Guinea

  5. Bulbophyllum aphanopetalum Schltr. 1906 New Guinea, New Caledonia and Fiji

  6. Bulbophyllum artostigma J.J.Verm. 1993 Papua New Guinea


  7. Bulbophyllum bliteum J.J.Verm. 1993 New Guinea

  8. Bulbophyllum brachypetalum Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  9. Bulbophyllum brassii J.J.Verm. 1993 New Guinea

  10. Bulbophyllum calviventer J.J.Verm. 1993 eastern New Guinea

  11. Bulbophyllum comocardium Garay, Hamer & Siegerist 1995 Papua New Guinea

  12. Bulbophyllum cycloglossum Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  13. Bulbophyllum discolor Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  14. Bulbophyllum hapalocodon J.J.Verm., Schuit. & de Vogel 2018 western New Guinea

  15. Bulbophyllum hiljeae J.J.Verm. 1991 Papua New Guinea

  16. Bulbophyllum inciferum J.J.Verm. 1993 New Guinea

  17. Bulbophyllum kenae J.J.Verm. 1993 New Guinea

  18. Bulbophyllum lophoton J.J.Verm. 1993 New Guinea

  19. Bulbophyllum minutipetalum Schltr 1913 Papua New Guinea

  20. Bulbophyllum nubigenum Schltr. 1913 New Guinea

  21. Bulbophyllum octarrhenipetalum J.J.Sm. 1913 New Guinea, Vanuatu

  22. Bulbophyllum origami J.J.Verm. 1993 Papua New Guinea

  23. Bulbophyllum ortalis J.J.Verm. 1993 New Guinea

  24. Bulbophyllum patella J.J.Verm. 1993 Papua New Guinea

  25. *!Bulbophyllum peltopus Schltr. TYPE Papua New Guinea

  26. Bulbophyllum plicatum J.J.Verm. 1993 New Guinea

  27. Bulbophyllum ptychantyx J.J.Verm. 1993 eastern New Guinea

  28. Bulbophyllum reevei J.J.Verm. 1992 New Guinea

  29. Bulbophyllum rhodoleucum Schltr.1913 eastern New Guinea

  30. Bulbophyllum santoense J.J.Verm. 1993 Vanuatu and Espiritu Santo

  31. Bulbophyllum scutiferum J.J.Verm. 1993 New Guinea

  32. Bulbophyllum subapetalum J.J.Sm. 1915 New Guinea

  33. Bulbophyllum thelantyx J.J.Verm. 1993 New Guinea

    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;