Bulbophyllum lyriforme J.J.Verm. & P.O'Byrne 2003 SECTION Sestochilos [Breda] Benth & Hook.f. 1883

Plant and Flowers

Photos by P Jongejan

Another Angle

View From Below

Photos by Dian Rachmawaty and the Orchids of Borneo Website

Common Name The Harp Shaped Lip Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Papua New Guinea in montane forests at medium elevations as a cool growing epiphyte with well spaced, ovoid pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erecet to patent, elliptic, narrowing below intothe petiolate base leaf that blooms on from the rhizome, erect, 1" [2.5 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Gard. Bull. Singapore 55: 154 J J Verm & P O'Byrne 2003 drawing fide