Bulbophyllum campanuliflorum J.J.Verm., Schuit. & de Vogel 2014 SECTION Codonosiphon Schlechter 1913

Drawing by © J J Vermeulen

Drawing by © Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Warm Cool Winter

Common Name or Meaning The Bell Like Flower Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea in lower montane forests at elevations around 1000 meters as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with close set, cylindrical pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, obliquely ligulate, acute cuneate below leaf that blooms in the winter on a short, provided with a few smal bracts, single flowered inflorescence with very small, much shorter than the subsessile ovary floral bracts.

Schlechter states that the flowers are dark carmine red.

Synonyms *Codonosiphon campanulatum Schltr. 1913

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913/85 as Codonosiphon campanulatum drawing fide; Die Orchideen lieferung 13 753 - 816 Bulbophyllinae 1983 as Codonosiphon campanulatum; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 6 Epidendroideae Pt 3 Pridgeon, Cribb Chase & Ramussen 2014;