Bulbophyllum farciminiferum J.J.Verm., Schuit. & de Vogel 2020 SECTION Polymeres Verm & O'Byrne 2008

Plant Drawing

TYPE Drawing by J J Smith/Plant drawing © by Natadipoera

Part shade Hot Warm LATE Fall Winter EARLY Spring

Common Name The ??Bulbophyllum

Flower Size very small

Found in Papua New Guinea in lowland forests at elevations of 200 to 650 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with a creeping rhizome giving rise to alternating arranged in rows, at a sharp angle to the rhizome, close together, ovoid, obtuse, in front broadly and deeply grooved pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, lanceolate, acute, rigidly fleshy, grooved above, narropwed below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the fall, winter and early spring on numerous, fasciculate, peduncle filiform, .28 to .48" [0.7 to 1.2 cm] long; provided basally with a few tubular peduncle-scales, single flowered inflorescence with hood-shaped, shortly acuminate, much shorter than the ovary floral bract.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Bull. Dép. Agric. Indes Néerl. 19 6 J Smith 1908 drawing fide