Bulbophyllum fibrinum J.J.Sm. 1913 SECTION Codonosiphon Schlechter 1913

TYPE Drawing by J J Smith

Part shade Hot winter

Common Name The Fibery? Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in Papua New Guinea in lowland forests at elevations of 350 to 500 meters as a miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with a creeping, terete, strongly rooting rhizome entirely covered with tubular, subulate-acuminate, keeled sheaths and giving rise to ovoid, [1.2 cm] between each, obtuse, in cross-section elliptic, with obtuse angles pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, erect, elliptic-oblong, very shortly acutely acuminate, margins recurved, midrib above grooved, keeled below, fleshy-coriaceous, abruptly contracted in a petiole and conduplicate base leaf that blooms in the winter on a from the nodes of the rhizome, subfascicled, peduncle filiform, c. 2 to 2.12" [5 to 5.3 cm] long, provided in the basal part, with 3 small, tubular, acuminate, keeled sheaths, single flowered inflorescence with tubular, shortly subulate-acuminate, above keeled floral bracts.

Synonyms Hapalochilus fibrinus (J.J.Sm.) Garay & W.Kittr. 1985 publ. 1986

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 12:402 J J Smith 1913 drawing fide

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