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

Drawing by Schlechter

Part shadeWarm EARLYSummer

Common Name The Very Small Eyebrow Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea at the foot of the range forest at elevations around 700 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte minute pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect-patent, oval, obtuse to minutely apiculate, narrowing below into the base leaf that blooms in the early summer on a basal, short, single flowered inflorescence.

The flowers are red, with darker sepals and petals

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

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