Bulbophyllum bulhartii Sieder & Kiehn 2009 SECTION Codonosiphon Schlechter 1913

Plant and Flower

Photos by Rudolf Jenny and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Warm LATE Summer Fall

Common Name Bulhart's Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in New Guinea on trees in lower montane forests at elevations around 800 meters as a miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with a short rhizome giving rise to close set, conical-cylindrical pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, glabrous, ligulate, obtuse to subobtuse, narrowing below intothe subpetiolate base leaf that blooms in the late summer and early fall on a basal, filiform, erect, 3.2 tpo 4" [8 to 109 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence elliptic-cucullate, apiculate, much shorter than the slender pedicellate ovary floral bracts.

Synonyms Bulbophyllum pulchrum Schltr. 1912; Hapalochilus striatus Garay & W.Kittr. 1985 publ. 1986

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912/85 as B pulchrum drawing good; Orchids of Papua New Guinea Millar 1999 as B pulchellumphoto fide; Bulbophyllum and Their Allies Seigerist 2001 as Hapalochilus striatus