Bulbophyllum trachypus Schltr. 1913 SECTION Lepanthanthe Schlechter 1913

TYPE Drawing by Schlechter and the Orchid Foundation at the Herbarium Jany Renz Website

Full shade Cool LATER Spring

Common Name The Rough Column Foot Bulbophyllum

Flower Size

Found in New Guinea in range forests on trees at elevations around 1300 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with .8 to 1.2" [2 to 3 cm] between each cylindrical pseudobulb carrying a single, apical, erect, oblong-ligulate, apiculate, narrowing below into the base leaf that blooms in the later spring on a long-pedunculate, muricate-asperate, to 10" [25 cm] long, dense, 8 to 20 flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, acuminate floral bracts

Schlechter states that the flowers are yellow green with a pink tinge.

Synonyms Trachyrhachis trachypus (Schltr.) Szlach. 2007

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