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

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

Common Name The Maboro Range Bulbophyllum [Mountain Range within New Guinea]

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea on trees in range forests at elevations around 1000 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with narrowly ovoid pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, ligulate, acute, leaf that blooms in the fall on an erect, .16" [4 mm] long, single flowered inflorescence with cucullate, as long as the ovary floral bracts.

Schlechter states that the flowers are purple red.

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

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913/85 drawing fide