Bulbophyllum leptotriche J.J.Verm., Schuit. & de Vogel 2014 SECTION Pedilochilus [Schlechter] J J Verm & O'Byrne 2011

Type Drawing of Pedilochilus ciliolatum by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Cool LATE Fall EARLYWinter

Common Name The Narrow Petal Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .56" [1.4 cm]

Found in New Guinea and the Solomon Islands in forests at elevations around 1200 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with close set, cylindrical-oblong pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect-patent, lanceolate, acute, narrowly subpetiolate base leaf that blooms in the late fall and early winter on a basal, erect, setiform, glabrous .4 to .6" [1 to 1.5 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence with cucullate, obtuse, very small, much shorter than the pedicellate ovary floral bracts.

Schlechter states that the erect flowers are dark wine red

Synonyms Pedilochilus ciliolatus Schltr. 1912

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913/85 as Pedilochilus ciliolatum drawing fide; The Orchids of the Solomon Islands and Bougainville Lewis & Cribb 1991 as Pedilochilus ciliolatum; *Phytotaxa 166 (2): 101113 J.J.Verm., Schuit. & de Vogel 2014

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