Bulbophyllum caloglossum Schltr. 1913 SECTION Intervallatae Ridley 1897

Side View

Photos by Ed de Vogel and the Orchids of New Guinea Website

Another Flower

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

Common Name The Beautiful Lipped Bulbophyllum

Flower Size 1.72" [4.3 cm]

Found in Papua and New Guinea on tree trunks with little or no moss in montane forests around 500 to 1200 meters in elevation as a medium sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with distant, .8 to 1.2" [2 to 3 cm] long, ovoid psuedobulbs carrying a single apical, erect, ligulate, obtuse, narrowly petiolate leaf that blooms in the fall on a basal, erect becoming nodding, to 20" [50 cm] long, densly and successively single, many flowered, racemose inflorescence with ovate, subobtuse, two times shorter than the pedicellate ovary floral bracts.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913/85 drawing fide; Australian Orchid Review Vol 66 No 3 2001 photo;