Bulbophyllum phymatum J.J.Verm. 1982 SECTION Epicranthes (Bl.) Hook.f.

TYPE Drawing by J J Vermeulen

Part shade Warm Cool LATEWinter EARLY Spring

Common Name The Padded? Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .32" [8 mm]

Found in the Papua New Guinea in lower montane forest as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a pendulous rhizome covered with coarsely ribbed grayish sheaths and giving rise to ovoid, .8" [2 cm] between each, sharply quadrangular in cross-section pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, oblong, acute, almost sessile base leaf that blooms on very short, single flowered inflorescence with as long as the ovary floral bracts.

Synonyms Epicranthes phymatum Bot. Mus. Leafl. 30 184 (50) (J.J.Verm.) Garay & W.Kittr. 1985

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;