Bulbophyllum chthonochroma J.J.Verm. & Sieder 2015 SECTION Hoplandra Verm 2008

TYPE Drawing

Photo by Anton Seider/TYPE Drawing by J J Vermeulen

Part shade Warm Cool

Common Name The Low Dark Colored Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Papua New Guinea without locational data as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a short-creeping rhizome provided with not persistent sheaths and giving rise to ellipsoid-cylindrical to ovoid-cylindrical,, .2 to .36" [.5 to .9 cm] between each, not angular pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, elliptic, rounded apex, petiolate base leaf that blooms on peduncle c. .16" [.4 cm] long, provided with 3 scales, rachis c. .56" [1.4 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence with shorter than the ovary floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Malesian Orchid J. 15: 39 J.J.Verm. & Sieder 2015 drawing/photo fide