Bulbophyllum bandischii Garay, Hamer, Siegerist 1992 SECTION Hyalosema Schlechter 1911

Photo by Richard Ashby and hisOrchid Photo Website.

Side View of Flower

Photo by Wolfgang Bandisch and their Orchids of New Guinea Website

Part shade Hot to Warm

Common Name Bandisch's Bulbophyllum [German Orchid Enthusiast in New Guinea current]

Flower Size .4" wide x 2" tall [1 cm wide x 5cm tall]

Found in eastern New Guinea as a hot to warm growing epiphyte

Differs most from the very similar B singulare by the pubescent sepals and the spherical, muricate apex of the petals. B singulare has smooth sepals and oval apice to the petals.

Synonyms Hyalosema bandischii (Garay, Hamer & Siegerist) Rysy 2002

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Bulbophyllum and Their Allies Siegerist 2001 drawing fide