Bulbophyllum hamadryas Schltr. 1913 SECTION Intervallatae Ridley 1897

Plant and Flowers

Photo by Peter Jongejan and their Orchids of New Guinea Website

Part shadeHotWarm Fall WinterSpring

Common Name The Luxurious Blooming Bulbophyllum

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in New Guinea in montane forests at elevations around 800 to 1300 meters as a small sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with conical-cylindrical pseudobulbs carrying an erect, narrowly lanceolate-ligualte, acute, glabrous, narrowing below into the petiolate-attenuate base leaf that blooms in the fall, winter and spring on an erect-patent, 2.8" to 6" [7 to 15 cm] long, sublaxly successively single, several flowered inflorescence with distichous, ovate, apiculate, much shorter than the ovary floral bracts

Synonyms Bulbophyllum hamadryas var. orientale Schltr.1913

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1982 drawing fide; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1982 as B hamadryas var orientale