Bulbophyllum olorinum J.J.Sm.1912 SECTION Codonosiphon Schlechter 1913

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

Part shade Hot Spring

Common Name The Swan-Like Column Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea in swampy lowland forest at elevations of 25 to 225 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with lose together, obliquely ovoid, multi-grooved pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, lanceolate, coriaceous, midrib above grooved, underneath thinly prominently ribbed, base gradually narrowed base leaf that blooms in the spring on many, from the nodes of the rhizome, fascicled; peduncle short, .08" [.2 cm] long, provided with small, tubular, membranous sheaths, single flowered inflorescence with tubular, long subulate-acuminate floral bracts.

Synonyms Hapalochilus olorinus (J.J.Sm.) Garay & W.Kittr. 1985 publ. 1986

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Of German New Guinea Schlechter 1912;