Bulbophyllum ankylorhinon J.J.Verm. 1992 SECTION Pelma [Finet] Schlechter 1913

Flower detail

Plant and Flower

Photos by Ed De Vogel and the Orchids of New Guinea Website

Full shadeCool EARLYSpring and Fall

Common Name The ? Bulbophyllum

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Papua New Guinea in primary forests at elevations around 1700 to 2000 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with a patent to pendulous rhizome giving rise to ovoid to ellipsoid, slightly flattened pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, elliptic, sub- to acute, narrowing below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the early spring and fall on a basal, 1.2" [3 cm] long, 3 to 5 flowered inflorescence with triangular floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Monographs Vol 7 Vermuellen 1993 drawing/photo fide;