Bulbophyllum graciliscapum Schlechter 1905 SECTION Macrouris Schlechter 1913

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Plant and Flower

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Partial ShadeHotEARLY Summer

Common Name The Thin Inflorescence Dendrobium

Flower Size .28" [7 mm]

Found in New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu in lowland rainforests at elevations of 50 to 400 meters as a miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with .8 to 2" [2 to 5 cm] between each ovate pseudobulb carrying a single apical, erect, oblong-lanceolate, subacute leaf that blooms in the early summer on an erect, thin, basal, 5 to 8" [12.5 to 20 cm] long, fractiflex in bloom, straight in fruit, 4 to 6 flowered inflorescence with triangular, acute, shorter than the ovary floral bracts.

Synonyms Bulbophyllum setipes Schlecter 1913

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913/85 drawing fide; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912/85 as B setipes drawing fide; The Orchids of the Solomon Islands and Bougainville Lewis & Cribb 1991 photo fide; Bulbophyllum and Their Allies Siegerist 2001;