Bulbophyllum semiteres Schltr. 1913 SECTION Oxysepala Bentham & J D Hook.f. 1883

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

Part shade Warm LATE LATE WinterEARLY Spring

Common Name The Semi-Terete Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in the New Guinea in lower range forests at elevations around 800 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with a cauliform rhizome giving rise to cylindrical-conical pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, linear, acute, semiterete leaf that blooms in the later winter and early spring on a short, single flowered inflorescence with half as long as the ovary floral bracts.

Schlechter states that the flowers are white.


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