Bulbophyllum chrysotes Schltr. 1913 SECTION Polymeres Verm & O'Byrne 2008

Photo by Matthew Speights

TYPE Drawing

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

Part shade Hot Spring

Common Name The Golden Yellow Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea on trees along creeks in lowland forests at elevations around 250 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with a short rhizome giving rise to conical-cylindrical pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, linear-ligulate, acute, narrow based leaf that blooms in the spring on an erect, filiform, .8 to 1.2" [2 to 3 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence with small floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913/85 drawing fide