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

TYPE Drawing by Schlechter

Part shade Warm cool LATEWinter EARLY Spring

Common Name The Montane Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea on trees in range forests at elevations around 1000 meters as a small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with .28 to .52" [.7 to 1.3 cm] between each obliquely ovoid pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, erect, linear-ligulate, obtuse, attenuate below into the base leaf that blooms in the late winter and early spring on a setiform, .8 to 1" [2 to 2.5 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence.

The flowers are yellowish with a violet pink lip.

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

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