Bulbophyllum araiophyllum J.J.Verm., Schuit. & de Vogel 2014 SECTION Pedilochilus [Schlechter] J J Verm & O'Byrne 2011

TYPE Drawing of Pedilochilus angustifolius

TYPE Drawing by Schlechter and The Plant Systematics Website

Part shade Cool Spring Summer

Common Name The ? Leaf Bulbophyllum

Flower Size small

Found in New Guinea in lower montane forest at elevations of 1300 to 1800 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with a short rhizome giving rise to close-set, subparallel to the rhizome, subcylindrical, apex somewhat narrowed pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, linear, acute, usually more or less falcate-oblique, towards the base slightly narrowed into a petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring and again in the summer on a wiry, glabrous, .47 to 1" [1.75 to 2.5 cm] long, provided with a few, minute, distant small scales, single flowered inflorescence with very small, cucullate, apiculate, much shorter than the slender pedicellate ovary floral bracts.

Synonyms Pedilochilus angustifolius Schltr. 1919

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Phytotaxa 166 (2): 101113 J.J.Verm., Schuit. & de Vogel 2014 photo fide

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