Bulbophyllum neopommeranicum Schltr. 1905 SECTION Polymeres Verm & O'Byrne 2008

TYPE Drawing by Schlechter

Part shade Hot Spring

Common Name The New Pommerania Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in the Bismark Archipelago on trees along rivers in range forests at elevations around 300 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with a short rhizome giving rise to close set, very small, cylindrical, almost terete, glabrous, ascending pseudobulbs carrying a single, erct, apical, linear, somewhat dilated apically, very shortly acuminate, rather thick glabrous, leaf that blooms in the spring on an erect, slender, almost as long as the pseudobulb, .16 to .2" .4 to .5 cm] long, terete, glabrous, single flowered inflorescence with ovate, acuminate, glabrous, much shorter than the ovary floral bracts.

The flowers are pale brown with darker longitudinal veins.


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