Bulbophyllum decarhopalon Schltr.1913 SECTION Epicranthes (Bl.) Hook.f.


Type Drawing

Photo by G Meyer / TYPE Drawing by Schlechter and the Swiss Orchid Foundation

Part shadeWarm fall

Common Name The Ten Appendage Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea in forests at elevations around 900 to 1000 meters as a large sized, warm growing epiphyte with .8" [2 cm] between each cylindric pseudobulb carrying a single apical, erect, ovate-lanceolate, subacute, shortly contracted into the base leaf that blooms in the fall on a successively fasiculate, provided with a few peduncle scales, single flowered inflorescence with distinctly shorter than the ovary floral bracts.

Synonyms Epicranthes decarhopalon (Schltr.) Garay & W.Kittr. 1985 publ. 1986

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913 drawing fide; Orchids of Papua New Guinea Millar 1999 photo fide; Bulbophyllum and Their Allies Seigerist 2001 as Epicrianthes decarhopalon;