Bulbophyllum endotrachys Schltr. 1913

  • Bulbophyllum endotrachys Schltr. 1913

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


    Common Name The Rough Inside Bulbophyllum [refers to the lip]

    Flower Size

    Found only in New Guinea in range forests at elevations around 800 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with minute, narrowly ovoid pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, oblanceolate-ligulate, apiculate, attenuate into the base leaf that blooms in the late winter and early spring on a short few bracted, single flowered inflorescence with cucullate, as long as the ovary floral bracts and carrying non resupinate flowers

    Schlechter states that the flower color is rose-red weith yellow sepal tips.

    Similar to B rarum but differs in the lip.

    Synonyms Diphyes endotrachys (Schltr.) Szlach. & Rutk. 2008

    References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913 drawing fide