Bulbophyllum pardalinum Ridl. 1916 SECTION Intervallatae Ridley 1897

Drawing by J J Vermeulen

Part shade Warm Cool

Common Name The Spotted Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in western New Guinea in lower montane forests at elevations around 750 to 1200 meters as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with an erect, stem-like, basally thickened pseudobulbs enveloped by finely fibrous sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, lanceolate, obtuse, coriaceous, keeled, ; apex shortly acuminate, narrowing below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms on a 8" [20 cm] long, erect, robust, 3 to 4 flowered inflorescence with tubular, apex lanceolate, acute, cuspidate floral bracts and carrying secunf flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; * Trans. Linn. Soc. London, Bot. 9:188 Ridley 1916 Drawing fide