Bulbophyllum latipes J.J.Sm. 1935 SECTION Pelma [Finet] Schlechter 1913

Photo by T M Reeves and the The Orchids of New Guinea Website

Drawing of Dactylorhynchus flavescens

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

Full shadeWarmWinter

Common Name The Finger-Like Beak Bulbophyllum [refers to the anther]

Found in New Guinea at elevations around 900 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with a cauliform rhizome giving rise to conical-cylindrical, subparellel to the rhizome pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, elliptic-ligulate, apiculate, cuneate below into the petioalte base leaf that blooms in the winter on a filiform, .6" [1.5 cm] long, single to 2 flowered inflorescence

Schlechter states that the flowers are pale yellow.

Synonyms Dactylorhynchus flavescens Schltr. 1913; Pelma latipes (J.J.Sm.) Szlach. & Kulak 2007

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae Of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913 as Dactylorhynchus flavescens drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen lieferung 13 753 - 816 Bulbophyllinae 1983 as Dactylorhynchos flavescens; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 42 - 43 pg 2626 - 2762 Brieger 2001 as Dactylorhynchus flavescens drawing fide;