Bulbophyllum lagaropetalum J.J.Verm., Schuit. & de Vogel 2014 SECTION Pedilochilus [Schlechter] J J Verm & O'Byrne 2011

TYPE Drawing of Pedilochilus parvulum by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Cool LATE Fall

Common Name The ?Long Petal Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in New Guinea in forests at elevations around 1300 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with close set, cylindrical pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, linear-ligulate, subapiculate leaf that blooms in the late fall on a basal, thin, filiform, to 4.8" [to 12 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence with very small, cucullate, apiculate, almost 5 times shorter than the pedicellate ovary floral bracts.

Schlechter states that the flowers are yellow with red longitudinal veins on the inside and the petals and lip are spotted with light red.

Synonyms Pedilochilus parvulus Schltr. 1912

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913/85 as Pedilochilus parvulum Schltr. 1912 drawing fide; *Phytotaxa 166 (2): 101113 J.J.Verm., Schuit. & de Vogel 2014