Bulbophyllum leptoleucum Schltr.1913 SECTION Pelma [Finet] Schlechter 1913

Plant and Flowers

Photo by Peter Jongejan and their Orchids of New Guinea Website

Part shadeWarmLATEWinter Spring

Common Name The Thin Yellow Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in New Guinea on trees in forests at elevations around 1100 meters as a miniature to small sized, warm growing epiphyte with subparellel to the rhizome, conical-cylindrical pseudobulbs carrying a single apical, erect, linear, apiculate, narrow base leaf that blooms in the late winter and spring on a thin, short, laxly 2 to 4 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Pelma leptoleucum (Schltr.) Szlach. & Kulak 2007

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1982 drawing fide; Orchid Monographs Vol 7 Vermeullen 1993 drawing fide;