Bulbophyllum stolleanum Schltr. 1923 SECTION Brachypus Schlechter 1913


photo by P Jongejan/Drawing by J J Vermeulen

Part shade Hot Winter

Common Name The ? Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Papua New Guinea in lowland primary forests at elevations around 150 meters as a miniature to small sized, hot growing epiphyte with a very short rhizome giving rise to narrowly ovoid or cylindrical-ovoid pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, erect or suberect, oblanceolate-ligulate, acute or subacuminate, subcoriaceous, glabrous, base gradually narrowed, petiolate-like base leaf that blooms in the winter on a short, hardly .4" [1 cm] long, peduncle short, provided with few peduncle scales, single flowered inflorescence with cucullate, apiculate, much shorter than the pedicellate ovary floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;