Bulbophyllum dolichopus J.J.Verm., Schuit. & de Vogel 2014 SECTION Pedilochilus [Schlechter] J J Verm & O'Byrne 2011

TYPE Drawing of Pedilochilus dolichopus by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Cool LATE Fall

Common Name The Long Column Foot Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in New Guinea and the Bismark Archipelago in forests at elevations around 1300 meters as a miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with close set, ovoid pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, lanceolate-elliptic, acute to acuminate, more or less narrowly petiolate base leaf that blooms in the latefall on a basal, thin, filiform, to 4.8" [to 12 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence with ovate-cucullate, apiculate, glabrous, much shorter than the slender pedicellate ovary floral bracts and carrying a suberect flower

Schlechter states that the flowers are yellow with red longitudinal veins on the inside and the petals and lip are spotted with light red.

Synonyms Pedilochilus longipes Schltr. 1912

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913/85 as Pedilochilus longipes Schltr. 1912 drawing fide; *Phytotaxa 166 (2): 101113 J.J.Verm., Schuit. & de Vogel 2014