Bulbophyllum macneiceae Schuit. & de Vogel 2005 SECTION Epicranthes (Bl.) Hook.f.

Photo courtesy of André Schuiteman, Dr. E.F. de Vogel and Jaap Vermeulen and Their Netherlands National Herbarium Website

Common Name or Meaning MacNeice's Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Papua New Guinea on isolated and riverside trees at elevations of 1720 to 2310 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with an elongate, pendulous, branching rhizome with .64 to .88" [1.6 to 2.2 cm] between each cylindrical, slightly basally thickened pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, broadly elliptic-ovate, convex above, rigid, coriaceous, somewhat verrucose along the margins, acute, channeled and abruptly very shortly petiolate base leaf that blooms arising from the rhizome, very short, peduncle c. .16" [4 mm] long, entirely covered with a few small scales, single flowered inflorescence with tubular, apex acute, as long to longer than the ovary floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;