Bulbophyllum lamingtonense D.L.Jones 1993 SECTION Oxysepala Bentham & J D Hook.f. 1883

Photo by Eric Hunt

Common Name Lamington's Bulbophyllum - In Australia The Cream Rope Orchid

Flower Size .22 to .26" [.55 to .65 cm]

Found in Queensland Australia in rainforests on small trees and rocks at elevations of 800 to 1200 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm to coolgrowing epiphyte or lithophyte with a pendulous, sparsely branched stem carrying well spaced, pale to dark green, naked, ovoid pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, stalkless, fleshy, broadly and shallowly grooved, pale to dark green leaf that blooms in the fall and winter on a, horizontal, .1 to .15" [2 to 3 mm] long, single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Oxysepala lamingtonensis (D.L.Jones) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. 2002

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Australian Orchid Review Vol 66 No 6 2001 photo; Australian Orchid Review Vol 68 No 2 2003 photo; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 as Oxysepala lamingtonensis photo good