Bulbophyllum oxyanthum Schltr. 1905 SECTION Codonosiphon Schlechter 1913

TYPE Drawing by Schlechter

Part shadeHotWarm Fall

Common Name The Pointed Flower Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea in range forests along creeks at elevations of 500 meters as a small sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with a terete, glabrous, branched rhizome enveloped by laxly clasping sheaths and giving rise to distant, minute, cylindrical, terete, glabrous pseudobulbs carrying a single, erect, lanceolate, acute or acuminate, thin for the genus, glabrous, base narrowing into the subpetiolate basae leaf that blooms in the fall on short, laxly covered with clasping peduncle-scales, single flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, acuminate, hardly longer than the ovary floral bracts and carrying yellowish flowers with the middle of the lip red.

Schlechter states that the flowers are yellowish with reddish in the middle of the labellum.

Synonyms Hapalochilus oxyanthus (Schltr.) Garay & W.Kittr. 1985 publ. 1986

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