Bulbophyllum mimiense Schltr. 1913 SECTION Polymeres Verm & O'Byrne 2008

TYPE Drawing by Schlechter

Part shadeHot Fall

Common Name The Tiny Appendage Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea on trees in range forests at elevations around 450 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with obliquely ovoid pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, erect, ligulate, obtuse to minutely apiculate, attenuate below into the base leaf that blooms in the fall on a very short, single flowered inflorescence with minute, many times shorter than the pedicellate ovary floral bracts.

The flowers are yellowish striped with brown red, the petals whitish and the lip is greenish.


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