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

TYPE Drawing by Schlechter

Part shadeCool LATE Fall EARLYWinter

Common Name The Very Tiny Tree Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea on trees in range forests at elevations around 1300 meters as a miniature to small sized, cool growing epiphyte with pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect-patent, narrowly ligulate, acute to apiculate leaf that blooms in the late fall and early winter on a short, single flowered inflorescence.

The flowers are sulphur yellow and the front of the lip is golden yellow

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

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