Bulbophyllum ngoyense Schltr. 1906 SECTION Hoplandra Verm 2008

Plant and Flower in situ New Caledonia

Photos by Edouard Faria

Deep shadeCool" Spring

Common Name The Ngo Bulbophyllum [refers to Mount Ngo in New Caledonia]

Flower Size

Found in New Caledonia on mossy rocks and mossy trees in damp tree covered areas at elevations around 900 meters as a creeping, small sized, cool growing epiphyte or lithophyte with quadrangular pseudobulbs carrying a single round to elliptic, apically unequally bilobed, abruptly narrowing below into the base leaf that blooms in the spring on a short, single flowered inflorescence

CAUTION I have no way of verifying this determination so please use with caution


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , Flore de la Nouvelle-Caledonie et Dependences Vol 8 Orchidaceae Halle 1977 drawing fide; Native Orchids of New Caledonia Societie Neo-Caledonienne D' Orchidophile 1995 plant only photo ok;