Bulbophyllum deuterodischorense J.M.H.Shaw 2014 SECTION Monosepalum [Schlechter] J J Sm. 1916

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Plant and Flower

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Common Name The Other Dischore Bulbophyllum [Mountains in New Guinea]

Flower Size 2.28 [5.7 cm] long

Found in the Sulawesi Islands and New Guinea at elevations of 1300 meters as a miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with .4" [1 cm] between each obliquely ovoid, sulcate, 4 angled pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, erect, elliptic, obtuse, contracted below into the sub-petiolate base leaf that blooms in the late fall on a densely muricate-papillose, 3.2 to 5" [8 to 12.5 cm] long, wiry inflorescence with 2 to 3 distant glabrous bracts, and a small glabrous floral bract carrying a single pendent, large, alien-looking, non-resupinate flower.

Synonyms Monosepalum dischorense Schltr. 1913

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913/85 drawing fide; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915 as Monosepalum dischorense; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen lieferung 13 753 - 816 Bulbophyllinae 1983 as Monosepalum dischorense; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 42 - 43 pg 2626 - 2762 Brieger 2001 as Monosepalum dischorense drawing fide