Bulbophyllum lophoglottis (Guillaumin) N.Halle 1977 SECTION Monanthes [Bl] Avery. 1994

Photo by Jean Jacques Villegente and the Endemia NC [New Caledonia] Website

Full shade CoolColdLATE Fall" EARLYWinter

Common Name The Maned Tongue Bulbophyllum [refers to the Hairy margined lip]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in New Caledonia in high elevation scrub at elevations below 1200 meters as miniature sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with an ovate, adnate to the rhizome, single vertical groove on the side of the pseuodbulb carrying a single apical, erect, oblong, obtuse to rounded leaf, that blooms in the late fall and early winter on an erect 3.2" [8 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Canacorchis lophoglottis Guillaumin 1964

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flore de la Nouvelle-Caledonie et Dependences Vol 8 Orchidaceae Halle 1977 drawing fide; Native Orchid of New Caledonia Societe Neo-Caledonienne d'Orchidophile 1995 photo fide;