Bulbophyllum anjae J.J.Verm. & de Vogel 2014 SECTION Polymeres Verm & O'Byrne 2008

Photo by Ed de Vogel

Part shade Cool LATERSpring Summer Fall

Common Name Anja's Bulbophyllum [Ms Anker Hoeg Dutch current]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Papua New Guinea in primary, montane forests at elevations around 1700 to 1800 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with a rhizome giving rise to close set, disitnct, erect, ovoid-cylindrical, nat to hardly angular in cross-section pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, thin coriaceous, elliptic to obovate, apex rouned, minutely petiolate base leaf that blooms in the late spring, summer and fall on an erect, 2.8" [7 cm] long, peduncle .44 to .56" [1.1 to 1.4 cm] long, provided with c. 2. scales, single flowered inflorescence with a much shorter than the ovary floral bract.

"Bulbophyllum anjae differs from B. bombycinum J.J. Verm. and B. muriceum Schltr in having upwards falcate stelidia and the margins of the lip are hairy." J.J. Verm. & de Vogel 2014


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Malesian Orchid Journal Vol. (2014): 9799, fig. 1-4. J.J. Verm. & de Vogel 2014 drawing/photo fide