Bulbophyllum scrobiculilabre J.J.Sm.1914 SECTION Intervallatae Ridley 1897

Photo courtesy of Wolfgang H. Bandisch, Photo By Mrs. Ralph Levy Copyright 1998, 1999 All rights reserved. And his Papua & New Guinea Orchid Species site

Common Name The ? Lipped Bulbophyllum

Flower Size 1.12" [2.8 cm] long

Found in Papua and New Guinea in lowland forests as a miniature to small sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with close set, opaque, glacous green, ovoid to elongate-ovoid, from above attenuate and in cross-section elliptic pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, lanceolate, acute, coriaceous, top part more or less recurved, shiny, subglaucous-green, midrib above deeply grooved, underneath keeled, underneath pale and densely pale punctuate, narrowing below into the channelled, petiolate base leaf that blooms on a basal, slender, wiry, elongated, patent or curved, peduncle like an iron thread, its apex thickened, provided with c. 5 to 6 small, tubular acuminate, keeled, soon disintegrating sheaths, rachis flexuose, alternatingly flattened on one side, longer than the leaves, long flowering, producing several flowers at intervals, 15.6 to 17.2" [c. 38-43 cm] long overall; single flowered inflorescence with distichous, erect-patent, clasping the rachis, conduplicate, dorsally curved, acute, strongly keeled, green floral bracts.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;

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