Bulbophyllum chrysochilum Schltr. 1912 SECTION Codonosiphon Schlechter 1913

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

Part shade Warm Cool Winter

Common Name The Golden Lip Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea on trees in forests at elevations around 1000 meters as a miniature to small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a short rhizome giving rise to conical-cylindrical pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptic-lanceolate, acute to subacute, narrow base leaf that blooms in the winter on an erect, filiform, 2 to 2.3" [5 to 6 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence with elliptic, amplexical, much shorter than the slender ovary floral bracts.

Synonyms Hapalochilus chrysochilus (Schltr.) Garay & W.Kittr. 1985 publ. 1986

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912/85 drawing fide