Bulbophyllum stellula Ridl. 1916 SECTION Codonosiphon Schlechter 1913

TYPE Drawing by Ridley

Part shade Warm

Common Name The Star? Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in western New Guinea in lower montane forests at elevations around 759 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with close together, cylindrical, base somewhat thickened, rugose pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptic, lanceolate, above grooved, narrowing below into the shortly petiolate base leaf that blooms in spring on a filiform, 1.2" [3 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence with tubular, cylindrical, with an acute tooth, 0.2 cm long, appressed to the ovary floral bracts.

Synonyms Hapalochilus stellula (Ridl.) Garay & W.Kittr. 1985 publ. 1986

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Trans. Linn. Soc. London, Bot. 9:182 Ridley 1916 drawing fide

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