Bulbophyllum paulianum J J Verm. Schuit. & de Vogel 2014 SECTION Lepanthanthe Schlechter 1913

Plant and Flower

Photos by Ed de Vogel and the Orchids of New Guinea Website

Part shadeCoolCold LATEFall

Common Name Paul's Bulbophyllum [Paul Ormerod Australian Orchid enthusiast and botanist current]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Papua New Guinea on trees in montane forests at elevations around 1800 to 2800 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with discoid to ovoid pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, elliptic, acute, petiolate base leaf that blooms in the fall on a basal, erect to arching, fractiflex, verrucose to 11.2" [28 cm] long, successively single, to 55 flowered inflorescence with triangular, obtuse to acuminate floral bracts

Synonyms Bulbophyllum nephropetalum auct Verm 1993

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Monographs Vol 7 Vermuellen 1993 as Bulbophyllum nephropetalum auct Verm 1993 drawing/photo fide; *Phytotaxa 166 (2): 101113 J.J.Verm., Schuit. & de Vogel 2014