Bulbophyllum oreogenum Schltr. 1913 SECTION Polymeres Verm & O'Byrne 2008

Another Angle

Plant and Flowers

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

Part shade HotWarmwinter and againSummer

Common Name The Montane Forest Living Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea in primary mist forests on large trees at elevations of 440 to 1000 meters as a miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with close set, cylindrical pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, linear to linear-ligulate, apiculate leaf that blooms in the winter and summer on a short, single flowered inflorescence with very small, much shorter than the pedicellate ovary floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae Of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913 drawing fide; New species of Bulbophyllum from eastern Malesia (Orchidaceae) Nordic Journal of Botany 26: 129195, 2008 Vermuellen