Bulbophyllum phreatiopse J.J.Verm. 1993 SECTION Phreatiopsis J J Verm & Peter O'Byrne 2011

TYPE for the section TYPE Drawing by J J Vermeulen

Common Name The Phreatia-Like Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in eastern New Guinea in primary forests at elevations of 1300 to 1500 meters as a small sized, cool growijg epiphyte with 1.6 to 7.6" [4 to 19 cm] between each ovoid, not laterally flattened pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, erect, elliptic, obtuse, 1.2 to 2.2" [3.5 to 5.5 cm long, petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring on an erect to arching, peduncle with 8 to 11 bracts, rachis 2.8 to 5.2" [7 to 13 cm] long, 10.8 to 14" [27 to 35 cm] long overall, 40 to 55 flowered inflorescence with ovate, acute, shorter than the ovary floral bracts and carrying many simultaneously opening, secund, widely opening flowers

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Blumea 38: 151 J J Vermuellen 1993 drawing fide; Gard. Bull. Singapore 54: 152 J J Verm. 2002 drawing fide; Genera Orchidacearum Vol 6 Epidendroideae Pt 3 Pridgeon, Cribb Chase & Ramussen 2014;

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