Bulbophyllum mystrochilum Schltr. 1913 SECTION Codonosiphon Schlechter 1913

TYPE Drawing by Schlechter

Part shade cool LATERSummer

Common Name The Mustache-Like Lip Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea on trees in range forests at elevations around 1100 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing, epiphyte with conical-cylindrical pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect to suberect, narrowly ligulate, minutely apiculate, narrowing below into the narrow sub-petiolate base leaf that blooms in the early summer on an erect , very short, single flowered inflorescence.

The flowers are whitish with red veins and the lip is red with a yellow apex.

Synonyms Hapalochilus mystrochilus (Schltr.) Garay & W.Kittr. 1985 publ. 1986

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