Bulbophyllum lageniforme F.M.Bailey 1904 SECTION Adelopetalum [Fitz] J.J. Verm. 1993

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Common Name The Bottle-Shaped Bulbophyllum - In Australia The Smooth Strand Orchid

Flower Size .24 to .28" [6 to 7 mm]

Found in Queensland Australia in highland rainforests in shade on shrubs, trees and rocks at elevations of 900 to 1600 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphtye or lithophyte with moderately crowded, somewhat flattened, pale green, deeply grooved pseduobulbs and carrying a single, apical, erect, dark green, stiff, obong, obtuse leaf that blooms in the mid spring through summer on a thread-like, .16 to .28" [4 to 7 cm] long, 1 to 4 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Adelopetalum lageniforme (F.M.Bailey) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002; Bulbophyllum adenocarpum Schltr. 1910

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Australia Nicholls 1969 drawing fide; Orchid Monographs Vol 7 Vermeullen 1993 drawing fide; Bulbophyllum and Their Allies Siegerist 2001; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 as Adelopetalum lageniforme photo fide

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