Bulbophyllum pachyacris J.J.Sm. 1908 SECTION Oxysepala Bentham & J D Hook.f. 1883

Plant and Flower

TYPE Drawing/TYPE Specimen by J J Smith

Part shade Hot Winter Spring

Common Name The Korim? Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .18" [4.5 mm] long

Found in western New Guinea in lowland forests at elevations around 50 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with a pendulous rhizome with tubular, keeled, subulate-acuminate sheaths and giving rise to appressed to the rhizome, small, semiterete, in front flattened, truncate pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, narrowly lanceolate, somewhat obliquely acute, above longitudinally grooved, apex minutely serrulate leaf that blooms in the winter and spring on a subfasciculate, very short peduncle provided with several tubular sheaths, single flowered inflorescence with cyathiform, acuminate, slightly longer than the ovary floral bracts and carrying white spotted brown flowers with an orange-red lip.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Nova Guinea 14:75 J J Smith 1929 drawing fide