Bulbophyllum freitagii Jenny 2019 SECTION Hoplandra Verm 2008

Comparison photo with B diplohelix

Photos by Roland Amsler and The Orchid Review, March 33 - 35 2019: A new species of Bulbophyllum

Common Name Walter Freitag's Bulbophyllum [Swiss Gardener current]

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea in evergreen forests

"Bulbophyllum freitagii belogns to the recently described SECTION Hoplandra Verm 2008 and is closely allied with Bulbophyllum diplohelix. Its lateral sepals are much shorter than B. diplohelix and do not spiral around each other; the lip is about twice the size with a lumpy surface. The hairs are much longer, and the ovary and pedicel are shorter." Rudolf Jenny

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchid Review, March 33 - 35 2019: A new species of Bulbophyllum

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