Bulbophyllum callipes J.J.Sm. 1908 SECTION Codonosiphon Schlechter 1913 Photo by Wang and his Orchids Website

Part shade Hot Warm LATEFall EARLIER Winter

Common Name The ?Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in New Guinea in Pandanus and Metroxylon swamps at elevations around 500 meters as a miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with a short rhizome giving rise to close set, small, ovoid, longitudinally grooved pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, lanceolate, acute, midrib grooved above, keeled below leaf that blooms in the late fall and earlier winter on a fasciculate, erect, peduncle filiform, .48 to 1" [1.2 to 2.5 cm] long, provided at the base with several tubular acuminate sheaths, to 3 [to 7.5 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence with tubular, keeled, subulate-acuminate floral bracts.

Synonyms Hapalochilus callipes (J.J.Sm.) Garay & W.Kittr. 1985 publ. 1986

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Phylogeny and Classification of the Orchid Family Dressler 1993 photo fide; Bulbophyllum and Their Allies Seigerist 2001 as Hapalochilus capillipes sic;