Bulbophyllum championii Jenny 2019 SECTION Polymeres Verm & O'Byrne 2008

photo by Roland Amsler

Part shade Cool

Common Name Champion's Bulbophyllum []

Flower Size .56 to .8" [1.5 to 2 cm] wide

Found in Papua New Guinea as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with a creeping rhizome giving rise to crowded, ovoid pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, oblong or lanceolate, with acute apex, petiolate base leaf that blooms on a lateral to descending, peduncle .4" [1 cm] long, provided with 2 sheaths, 3.6 to 4" [9 to 10 cm] long overall, single flowered inflorescence with a much shorter than the ovary floral bract.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Lankesteriana 20(3) 301, fig. 2 J.J.Verm., Schuit. & de Vogel 2020 drawing fide