Bulbophyllum lineolatum Schltr. 1913 SECTION Brachypus Schlechter 1913

Plant and Flowers

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

Full shade WarmCoolSpring

Common Name The Lined Bulbophyllum

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in New Guinea in primary forests on large trees at elevations around 850 to 1100 meters as a small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with cylindrical-conic pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, elliptic-ligulate, acuminate, cuneate below into the base leaf that blooms in the spring on a short, single flowered inflorescence with ovate, acuminate, much shorter than the ovary floral bracts.


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