Bulbophyllum debruynii J.J.Sm. 1929 SECTION Polymeres Verm & O'Byrne 2008

TYPE Drawing by J J Smith

Part shade Hot

Common Name Debruyn's Bulbophyllum [Dutch original colletor of the type 1900's]

Flower Size .54" [1.35 cm]

Found in Papua New Guinea in lowland forests as a mini-miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with a creeping rhizome giving rise to making an acute angle with the rhizome, .1 to .12" [.25 to .3 cm] between each, obliquely ovoid with several longitudinal grooves, between the grooves convex pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, oblong, obtuse, slightly apiculate, obtusely angled, channelled, margins recurved, coriaceous, very shortly contracted and conduplicate base leaf that blooms on from the base of the pseudobulbs, peduncle filiform, more slender than the pedicel, .18" [.45 cm] long, provided in the basal part with a few small, tubular scales, single flowered inflorescence with a tubular floral bract.


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