Bulbophyllum teinophyllum J.J.Verm., Schuit. & de Vogel 2014 SECTION Pedilochilus [Schlechter] J J Verm & O'Byrne 2011

TYPE Drawing by P Royen as Pedilochilus grandifolius

Part shade Cold Winter

Common Name The ?Long? Leaved Bulbophyllum

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Papua New Guinea in moss forests at elevations around 3000 meters as a small sized, cold growing epiphyte with a creeping, branched, pale creamy rhizome covered with broadly ovate, rather obtuse, 1-nerved, glabrous bracts giving rise to glabrous, close set, at right angle to the rhizome, elongate-ovoid pseudobulbs at base with the same type of bracts as along rhizome and carrying a single, apical, erect, subcoriaceous, glabrous, lanceolate-linear, acute by the elongate midrib, many-nerved, midrib only on underside more distinct than the other nerves, petiolate-like base leaf that blooms in the winter on in bundles of 2 to 4, peduncle glabrous, .6 to 1.2" [1.5 to 3 cm] long, provided at the base with several, ovate, acute, 1-nerved, glabrous bracts, single flowered inflorescence with glabrous, tubular, transversely truncate, shorter than the ovary floral bracts and carrying creamy white flowers with purple spots.

Synonyms *Pedilochilus grandifolius P.Royen 1979

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Alpine Fl. New Guinea 2: 273 P Royen 1979 as Pedilochilus grandifolius drawing fide; *Phytotaxa 166[2]:108 J J Vermeulen 2014 drawing fide