Bulbophyllum finisterrae Schltr. 1913 SECTION Monanthes [Bl] Avery. 1994

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

Common Name The Finisterre Bulbophyllum [A mountain range in New Guinea]

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea in range forests at elevations around 1300 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with subcylindrical, adpressed to the rhizome pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect-patent, ovate to elliptic, apiculate, leaf that blooms in the summer on a very short, single flowered inflorescence with apiculate, longer than the ovary floral bracts.

Schlechter states that the flowers are golden yellow.

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

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913/85 drawing fide