Bulbophyllum rubromaculatum W.Kittr. 1984 publ. 1985 SECTION Polymeres Verm & O'Byrne 2008

Drawing of B nigrescens by Schlechter

Part shade Warm Fall

Common Name The Red Spotted Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea on trees along rivers in range forests at elevations around 800 meters as a small sized, warm growing, epiphyte with cylindrical, subparellel to the rhizome pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, drying black, oblanceolate, ligulate, minutely apiculate, narrowing below into the base leaf that blooms in the fall on a short, single flowered inflorescence with very small, shorter than the ovary floral bracts.

The flowers are closely red spotted and the lip is dark red with a green apex.

Synonyms Bulbophyllum nigrescens Schltr. 1913

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913 as B nigrescens drawing fide;