Bulbophyllum grandimesense B.Gray & D.L.Jones 1989 SECTION Oxysepala Bentham & J D Hook.f. 1883

Photo by B Gray and The Australian Tropical Rainforest Orchids Website

Common Name The ? Bulbophyllum - In Australia The Pale Rope Orchid

Flower Size .24 to .32" [6 to 8 mm]

Found in Queensland Australia in rainforests on small upper branches of trees at elevations of 600 to 800 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphtye with a sparsely branched rhizome enveloped by brown bracts and carrying naked, dark green pseudobulbs carrying dark green, fleshy, narrowly and shallowly grooved, petiolate base leaf that blooms in the fall on a .6" [1.5 cm] long, usually single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Oxysepala grandimesensis (B.Gray & D.L.Jones) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 as Oxysepala grandimesensis photo fide