Bulbophyllum torricellense 1913 SECTION Codonosiphon Schlechter 1913

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

Part ShadeWarm Winter

Common Name The Torricelli Range Bulbophyllum [ A range of Mountains in New Guinea]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in New Guinea on trees in forests at elevations around 800 meters as a miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with a rhizome with .48 to .6" [1.2 to 1.5 cm] between each cylindrical pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, erect, elliptic-ligulate, acute to subacute, cuneate base leaf that blooms in the winter on an erect, very short, covered with a few peduncle-scales, single flowered inflorescence with horter than the ovary floral bracts.

Synonyms Hapalochilus torricellensis (Schltr.) Garay & W.Kittr. 1985 publ. 1986;

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