Bulbophyllum biantennatum Schltr. 1913 SECTION Hyalosema Schlechter 1911

Photo courtesy of Wolfgang H. Bandisch. Photo By Mrs. Ralph Levy. Copyright 1998, 1999 All rights reserved. And his Papua & New Guinea Orchid Species site

Common Name The Two-Antennaed Bulbophyllum

Flower Size 1/2" [1.25 cm]

Found in Papua and New Guinea on trees in montane forests at elevations around 600 meters as a small sized, warm growing epiphytic species with distant, narrowly conical, quadrangular pseudobulbs carrying a single apical, erect, narrowly obovate-oblong, obtuse, basally subpetiolate leaf that blooms in the fall on a stout, basal, 3.6" to 4.8" [9 to 12 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence that has tubular, cucullate-clasping, much shorter than the ovary floral bracts

Synonyms Hyalosema biantennatum (Schltr.) Rolfe 1919

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; * Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913/85 drawing fide;

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