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

Photos by Rogier Van Vugt and his P base Orchid Photo Website

Plant and Flowers

Plant and Flower Photos by Bill Hunter

Part shade HotWinterSpringSummerFall

Common Name or Meaning The Nummularia-Like Bulbophyllum

Flower Size 1/3" [8.5 mm]

Found in New Guinea on trees at elevations around 300 to 800 meters as a medium sized, hot growing epiphyte with oval to suborbicular, adpressed to the rhizome, compressed pseudobulbs carrying a single apical, erect-patent, ovate to ovate-lanceolate, aristate-apiculate leaf that blooms at most any time of the year on a basal, very short, single flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *The Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913 drawing fide; Mille et Une Mini Orchideees Roguenant 2009 photo ok; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 6 Epidendroideae Pt 3 Pridgeon, Cribb Chase & Ramussen 2014 photo fide