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

Photos by Rogier Van Vugt and his P base Orchid Photo Website

Flower Detail

Photo by Ed De Vogel and the Orchids of New Guinea Website

Part shade Warm winter

Common Name The Red Lipped Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in New Guinea in montane forests on trees at elevations around 1000 meters as a small sized, warm growing epiphyte with superposed pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, ligulate, apiculate, narrowing below into the base leaf that blooms in the winter on a very short, few bracted single flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae Of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913 Drawing fide; New species of Bulbophyllum from eastern Malesia (Orchidaceae) Nordic Journal of Botany 26: 129195, 2008 Vermuellen;