Bulbophyllum grammopoma J.J.Verm. 1991 SECTION Macrouris Schlechter 1913

Photo by Jongejan

TYPE Drawing

TYPE Drawing by Vermeullen

Common Name The ? Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in New Guinea in primary and open forests at elevations of 1600 to 2600 meters as a miniature sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with a creeping rhizome with .4 to 1.2" [.8 to 3.5 cm] between each ovoid, not flattened, suffused with purple pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, elliptic, obtuse to acute apically, dark green, shortly petiolate base leaf that blooms at most any time of the year on a usually single to few, peduncle 3.62 to 10.8" [7.8 to 27 cm] long, with 3 to 4 bracts, 4.6 to 18.4" [11.5 to 46 cm] long overall, rachis erect to arching, distinctly zig zag bent, 1.54 to 7.6" [3.8 to 19 cm] long, simultaneously 7 to 35 flowered inflorescence with elliptic, acute apically floral bracts and carrying moderately opening flowers with a white, pale greenish or yellow dorsal sepals and petals, yellow, yellowish green or purple lateral sepals and a yellow to greenish lip.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Monographs Vol 7 Vermeullen 1993 drawing fide;