~Bulbophyllum rhodostictum Schltr. 1913 - See Bulbophyllum arsoanum J.J.Sm. 1912 SECTION Brachypus Schlechter 1913

Photo by Art Vogel

Another Angle

Photo by W.K. Harris and their Orchids of New Guinea Website

Part Shade Hot Spring

Common Name The Red Dotted Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in New Guinea on trees in montane forests at elevations around 450 meters as a miniature to small sized, hot growing epiphyte with narrowly cylindrical pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, narrowly ligulate, minutely apiculate, narrowing below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring on a basal, short, single flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913 drawing fide; Lowland Orchids of Papua New Guinea Peter O'Byrne 1994 drawing/photo fide