Bulbophyllum longipedicellatum J.J. Sm. 1910 SECTION Papulipetalum Schlechter 1913

Plant and Flower

Photos by Ed de Vogel and the Orchids of New Guinea Website

Another Flower

Photo courtesy of Wolfgang H. Bandisch. Photo by Mrs. Ralph Levy Copyright 1998, 1999 All rights reserved. And his Papua & New Guinea Orchid Species site

Common Name The Long-Flower-Stem Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in Papua and New Guinea in lowland forests at elevations of 820 to 900 meters as a small sized, warm growing, unifoliate epiphyte with narrowly lanceolate, acute, thick fleshy, above on either side of the longitudinal groove convex, narrowed below into a petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring and summer on a slender, wiry, basal, 4.8" [12 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence that holds the flower above the leaves.

Grows well in cool to hot temperatures, partial shade and can be put in baskets or pots.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913/85; Bulbophyllums and Their Allies Seigerist 2001 photo ;