Bulbophyllum collinum Schltr. 1913 SECTION Codonosiphon Schlechter 1913

Drawing Photo/drawing by Peter O'Byrne

Part shade Hot Warm LATE Summer THROUGHFall

Common Name The Hill Living Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .14" [3.5 mm]

Found in New Guinea on hills at elevations around 400 to 900 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with a short rhizome giving rise to ovoid-conic pseudobulbs carrying a single apical, erect, glabrous, narrowly linear, acute to apiculate, attenuate below into the base leaf that blooms in the late summer through fall on a very short, single flowered inflorescence with an ovate-cucullate, distinctly shorter than the ovary floral bract

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

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913 drawing good; Orchid monographs Vol 7 Vermeullen 1993 drawing/photo good;