Bulbophyllum quasimodo J.J.Verm. 1991 SECTION Lepanthanthe Schlechter 1913

TYPE Drawing by Vermeullen

Common Name The Humped Bulbophyllum [refers to the exterior surfaces of the sepals]

Flower Size .08" [2 mm]

Found in New Guinea in primary forests at elevations of 100 to 2000 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte with a creeping rhizome with .04 to 1.2" [.1 to 3 cm] between each discoid to ovoid, not flattened pseudobulb carrying a single , apical, elliptic, obtuse apically, shortly petiolate base leaf that blooms in the summer and winter on a usually single to few, peduncle .32 to .8" [.8 to 2 cm] long, with 2 to 3 bracts, .6 to 2.6" [1.5 to 6.5 cm] long overall, rachis erect to arching, distinctly zig zag bent, to 1.8" [to 4.5 cm] long, successively single, to 20 flowered inflorescence with triangular, acute apically floral bracts and carrying scattered, moderately opening, pale green to greenish brown flowers.

Synonyms Trachyrhachis quasimodo (J.J.Verm.) Szlach. 2007

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Monographs Vol 7 Vermeullen 1993 drawing fide;