Bulbophyllum trichambon Schltr. 1913 SECTION Polymeres Verm & O'Byrne 2008

TYPE Drawing by Schlechter and the Orchid Foundation at the Herbarium Jany Renz Website

Full shade Hot winter Spring

Common Name The Three ? Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea in riverine forests on trees at elevations around 300 to 450 meters as a miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with an elongate rhizome giving rise to narrowly conical pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect to suberect, ligulate, minutely apiculate, narrowing below into the base leaf that blooms in the winter and spring on a filiform, erect, 4.4 to 5.6" [11 to 14 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence

Schlechter states that the flowers are red, darker striped and has red spotted petals.

Synonyms Bulbophyllum lamelluliferum J.J.Sm. 1913

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913 as B trichambon drawing fide;