Bulbophyllum flavum Schltr. 1913 SECTION Oxysepala Bentham & J D Hook.f. 1883

Drawing by Ames

Part shade Warm CoolFall

Common Name The Yellow Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .08 [2 mm]

Found in New Guinea on trees in forests at elevations around 1000 meters as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a thin, flexuous rhizome giving rise every .8 to 1.2 [2 to 3 cm] to each minute, cylindrical pseduobulb carrying a single, erect, ligulate, apiculate, narrowing below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the fall on a short, provided with a few scales, single flowered inflorescence with cucullate, longerr than the ovary floral bracts


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