Bulbophyllum papulipetalum Schltr. 1913 SECTION Papulipetalum Schlechter 1913

TYPE for the section

Part shadeWarm LATERSummer

Common Name The Blistered Petal Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea along rivers at elevations of 800 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with a short rhizome giving rise to narrowly conical, ascending pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, linear, minutely apiculate, attenuate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the later summer on a short, single flowered inflorescence.

Schlechter states that the flowers are white, the dorsal sepal spotted brown, the petals violet with a yellow center, and the lip is spotted with violet.

Synonyms Papulipetalum angustifolium M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones 2002

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