Bulbophyllum loxophyllum Schltr. 1913 SECTION Monanthes [Bl] Avery. 1994

TYPE Drawing by Schlechter And The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shadeHot fall

Common Name The Slanted-Leafed Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in New Guinea in montane forests at elevations around 300 to 600 meters as a hot growing epiphyte with erect, subcylindric pseudobulbs carrying a single apical, erect, oblique, ligulate, apiculate leaf that blooms in the fall on a short, single flowered inflorescence with 2 bracts and a lanceolate, somewhat longer than the ovary floral bract.

Synonyms Diphyes loxophylla (Schltr.) Szlach. & Rutk. 2008

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913 drawing fide