Bulbophyllum dolichoglottis Schltr.1912 SECTION Codonosiphon Schlechter 1913

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Part shadeWarmSpring

Common Name The Long-Drawn Lip Bulbophyllum

Flower Size 1.6" [4 cm]

Found in New Guinea on trees in lower montane forests at elevations around 700 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with ovoid, obtusely 4 sided pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, glabrous, subcoriaceous, elliptic to elliptic-ligulate, obtuse and minutely apiculate, shortly and narrowly petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring on a basal, erect, provided with a few, amplexicaul, obtuse, glabrous bracts, peducle filiform, .6 to .8" [1.5 to 2 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence with ovate, apiculate, much shorter than the pedicellate ovary floral bracts

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

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1982 drawing fide;