Bulbophyllum sauguetiense Schltr. 1913 SECTION Papulipetalum Schlechter 1913 Photo by E F de Vogel

TYPE Drawing Drawing by Schlechter and the The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part shade Cold Spring

Common NameThe Saugueti Bulbophyllum [A base to the Bismark range]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in New Guinea in range forests at elevations around 2300 [may be 300 meters] meters as a miniature sized, cold [may bhe hot growing] growing epiphyte with small, ovoid-conical pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, obliquely linear-ligulate, acute, attenuate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring on a short, single flowered inflorescence.

Schlechter states that the flowers are whitish the sepals are red striped, the petals have a red stripe and a red spot, the lip is red spotted and the column is green.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1913/85 drawing fide;