Bulbophyllum kermesinostriatum (J.J.Sm.) J.J.Verm., Schuit. & de Vogel 2014 SECTION Pedilochilus [Schlechter] J J Verm & O'Byrne 2011

TYPE Drawing of Pedilochilus kermesinostriatum by J J Smith

Part shade Warm Cool Fall"

Common Name The Carmine Red Striped Bulbophyllum

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in New Guinea in lower montane forests as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with close set, elongate-ovoid, apically somewhat constricted pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, narrowly lanceolate, gradually acuminate, acute, thinly coriaceous, midrib above grooved, below keeled, gradually narrowing below into the channelled, petiolate-like base leaf that blooms in the fall on a basal, solitary, peduncle filiform, c. 3" [7.5 cm] long, provided with c. 2 tubular small sheaths, single flowered inflorescence with obtuse, apiculate, keeled floral bracts and carrrying green flowers stripped with red.

Synonyms Pedilochilus kermesinostriatus J.J.Sm. 1915

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Meded. Rijks-Herb. 23: 16 J J Smith 1915 as Pedilochilus kermesinostriatus drawing fide; Alpine Fl. New Guinea 2:267 P Royen 1979 as Pedilochilus kermesiostriatus drawing fide; *Phytotaxa 166[2]:107 J J Vermeulen 2014 drawing fide

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