Bulbophyllum quadrichaete Schltr. 1913 SECTION Polymeres Verm & O'Byrne 2008

Plant and Flower

Photos by the Orchids of New Guinea Website

Part sunWarm LATE SpringSummer Fall

Common Name The Square Bristled Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .32" [8 mm]

Found in New Guinea at elevations of 800 to 1300 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with oblong pseudobulbs and carrying a single, apical, erect, ligulate, obtuse, narrowing below into the attenuate base leaf that blooms in the late spring summer and fall and on a basal, .6 to 1" [1.5 to 2.5 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence with tubular acuminate floral bracts.


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