Bulbophyllum hollandianum J.J.Sm. 1913 SECTION Oxysepala Bentham & J D Hook.f. 1883

TYPE Drawing by J J Smith

Part shade Hot

Common Name Holland's Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .12" [3 mm] long

Found in western New Guinea in lowland forests at lower elevations as a mini-miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with a pendulous, branched, thin, terete rhizome covered with acuminate, keeled, membranous, tubular sheaths and giving rise to spirally arranged, appressed to the rhizome, laterally compressed, oblong, obtuse, base adnate to the rhizome; apex slightly recurved, underneath longitudinally channelled pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect linear, acute subcoriaceous, above on either side of the midrib convex, shortly conduplicate base leaf that blooms from the nodes of the rhizome, fascicled, peduncle .1" [.25 cm] long,surrounded by small, dry, blackish sheaths, single flowered inflorescence with clasping and ovate-triangular, base tubular, much exceeding the ovary floral bracts


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 12:403 J J Smith 1913 drawing fide