Bulbophyllum dawongense J.J.Sm. 1934 SECTION Polymeres Verm & O'Byrne 2008

Photo yy P Jongejan

Part shade Cool Cold LATER Fall

Common Name The Dawong Bulbophyllum [an area of eastern Papua New Guinea]

Flower Size .24" [.6 cm] long

Found in Papua New Guinea in lower montane forests at elevations of 1500 to 2300 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with a branching only at the base rhizome giving rise to appressed to the rhizome, base adnate to the rhizome, underneath concave pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, oblong, when dried rigidly coriaceous, apex very shortly conduplicate-channelled-acute, chartaceous-crenulate, midrib dorsally prominent, base very shortly conduplicate-contracted leaf that blooms in the later fall on a short, peduncle .52" [.13 cm] long, provided with a few small tubular, acuminate scales, single flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 66 203 J J Smith 1934 drawing fide